No. 51



Western Desert Gas Line Moves Ahead

Plans for the construction of a pipeline to feed Western Desert gas into Egypt's national grid at a point near Alexandria, which have been under consideration for the past few years, may soon materialize. Reports from Cairo now indicate that bids will be invited shortly - perhaps before the end of this year - for the construction of the proposed 300-km., 500mn cu. ft./d line that will be con- nected to...