Exploration & Production

Non-associated gas heralds MENA’s energy transformation

The MENA region's rising gas demand, together with its growing focus on LNG and pipeline gas exports, will further boost the importance of non-associated gas The MENA region's rising gas demand, together with its growing focus on LNG and pipeline gas exports, will further boost the importance of non-associated gas.
By Abhishek Kumar 4 October 2018 0 32780
Gas installation Non-associated gas output has risen in almost all major MENA producers. (Qatargas)

Non-associated gas has taken centre stage in the energy mix of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and its impact will become more prominent as several countries in the region are trying to boost production. Key MENA gas producers are increasing their use of the fuel domestically, and for many of them, gas and LNG exports are a vital source of revenue. Consequently, Qatar and Oman are set to expand their LNG export capacities, while Egypt is aspiring to ride its non-associated gas wave...