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Middle East & Africa Consumption

September 2018

Economic factors will continue to support gas demand in several countries in the Middle East and Africa (MEA).

There has been strong competition for gas between the power sector and other industries in Oman and Kuwait, but rising gas production in both countries means they are in a better position to meet demand.

The industrial sector, including petrochemicals, is the biggest consumer of marketed gas in Oman and accounted for 45.8% of the country’s demand in 2017. The IMF expects Oman’s GDP to grow by 2.1% on...