Monday, 06 December 2021 06:34 GMT

Egypt to resume gas transfers to Jordan


(MENAFN) After it had been suspended in 2014, Egypt will resume natural gas transfers to Jordan in early 2019, Egypt's Minister of Oil Tarek El Mula stated, EgyptIndependent reported.

During meeting with Jordan's Energy Minister of Oil Saleh Kharabsheh in Amman, Mula explored developments of the Egyptian government's plans and strategies concerning the new explorations of natural gas in the Mediterranean Sea, notably the Zohr field.

Mula hailed the Egyptian-Jordanian cooperation in the energy field asserting the "importance of the Jordanian experience in reducing the cost of importing energy and the price of the oil bill through renewable energy projects and power-saving industries such as using electric vehicles."

Mula added that Egypt is ready to enhance cooperation with Jordan in the field of natural gas supplied to industries and homes.

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