VOL. XXXVII

NO. 42

18-JULY-1994

Egypt

Does Hydrocarbon Production In Excess Of 1Mn B/D Serve Egypt's Interests?

In an article published in the Cairo daily al-Ahram of 6 July, a formersenior Egyptian oil official questions the wisdom of Egyptian hydrocarbonproduction in excess of 1mn b/d. He is Dr. Husain 'Abd Allah, a former FirstUnder Secretary of the Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum, Senior Advisor to theMinister of Petroleum and Professor of Petroleum Economics at Kuwait University.He notes that...