Middle East Economic Survey


No 30



Jordan Expects To Conclude New Deal To Import More Gas From Egypt

The Jordanian government expects to formalize a deal with Egypt shortly to secure an additional 0.9 bcm/year of natural gas via the Arab Gas Pipeline (AGP), Jordanian Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Khalid Irani said recently. Mr Irani noted that when the two sides concluded a deal in 2004 to supply 2.4 bcm/y of Egyptian gas to Jordan at preferential prices,...