Comments on UAE’s gas discovery in The National, 7 Feb 2020

Dr. Nasser Saidi’s comments on the UAE’s discovery of 80 trillion cubic feet of gas reserves in Jebel Ali is part of the article titled “Jebel Ali gas discovery could end Dubai’s LNG imports by 2025” published by The National on 7th February 2020.

The full article can be accessed at: https://www.thenational.ae/business/energy/jebel-ali-gas-discovery-could-end-dubai-s-lng-imports-by-2025-1.974897

 

The comments are posted below:

The gas finds increase “the need for integration of energy infrastructure in the UAE when you have got Sharjah, Dubai and Abu Dhabi making these discoveries”, said Nasser Saidi of economic advisory company, Nasser Saidi & Associates.

With possible room for exports from abundant reserves, there is also a greater impetus towards developing onshore liquefaction facilities if the country looks to become a gas exporter, he said.

“It opens the potential to enter into the LNG market which requires onshore LNG liquefaction,” he said.

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