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Middle East & Africa Consumption

November 2018

Economic headwinds are expected to moderate the MEA’s gas demand growth in 2019.

Rising non-associated gas production in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Oman and Kuwait will boost the popularity of gas in the MEA, but a sharp decline in consumption in Turkey will moderate growth. Total gas demand for the key MEA countries – Iran, Egypt, Turkey, Algeria, Nigeria, Yemen, Libya and the Gulf Cooperation Council states – rose by 4.6% year on year in 2017, to 667.3 billion cubic metres. GGA expects the region’s annual gas...