Egypt, Iran, Jordan Call Off Gas Pipeline Talks

7 Aug 2014   Iraq, Jordan

Egypt , Iraq and Jordan have called off talks regarding construction of a gas pipeline as a result of violence, instability and insecurity, reports Daily News Egypt . The goal of the proposed pipeline was to carry Iraqi fuel to Jordan and Egypt or to transform gas to its liquid form in one of the factories operating in Egypt, which would then be exported. According to the Egyptian newspaper, a study focusing on the construction of a pipeline was supposed to be completed at the end of this year. In March this year, the three countries signed two agreements regarding the pipeline. The first agreement dealt with transferring natural gas through the Arab Gas Pipeline.┬áThe second agreement required connecting of LNG project to the gas tube with a link up with the Jordanian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources and the National Electricity Company on the one hand and […]

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