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Jordan plans to buy gas from Gaza

AMMAN — Jordan is expected to sign a deal with British Gas Group Plc. this month to import natural gas from the Gaza Strip, according to Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Mohammad Hamed. Jordan seeks to import 130 to 150 million cubic feet of natural gas per day from the company, which has the rights for developing natural gas ...

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Shale oil-fuelled power plant to be ready late 2018

AMMAN — Jordan’s first shale oil-fuelled power plant will be operational at the end of 2018, officials said. The facility is expected to slash the country’s energy bill by $500 million annually as the electricity it will produce will be bought at half the current price, officials said Wednesday. The $2.2 billion plant, which will have a total capacity of ...

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‘Israel gas deal will save Jordan JD700m annually’

Mohammad Ghazal | The Jordan Times (Amman, Jordan) AMMAN — The government said Thursday the state-owned National Electric Power Company (NEPCO) is expected to buy 250-300 million cubic feet per day of natural gas from Noble Energy, which experts said will save around JD700 million annually of the energy bill. Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Mohammad Hamed said Thursday ...

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40 MPs reject plan to import Israeli gas

AMMAN — At least 40 members of the Lower House signed on Wednesday a memorandum calling on the government to halt plans to import Israeli gas. The lawmakers, led by MP Khamis Atiyeh, said in the memo that neither the government, nor the state-owned National Electric Power Company (NEPCO) “has the right to sign a deal with Zionists, because that ...

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