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Jordan Begins Study on Importing Gas From Iraq, Al Rai Reports

April 09, 2012

Jordan began a technical study on importing natural gas from Iraq to compensate for recurrent cuts in supplies from Egypt, Al Rai reported.

Iraqi authorities have informed Jordan of plans to build a gas pipeline link across the border in the next five years, the Amman-based newspaper reported, citing an unidentified official at the Jordanian Energy Ministry.

To contact the reporter on this story: Mohammad Tayseer in in Amman, Jordan, through the Dubai newsroom at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Stephen Voss at

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