Financial Risks and Rewards in LNG Projects: Qatar, Oman and Yemen

Natural gas is increasingiy the energy source of choice because of convenience, high thermal efficiency, and dative cleanliness when compared with oil or coal. Because of its gaseous
nature transport poses a major obstacle to a more thorough penetration of world-wide energy rn&kets. This obstacle can be overcome by long-term investments in transport infrastructure. This paper looks at projects designed to overcome the geographical limitations of the utilisation of Middle Eastern natural gas: the Iatest four Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) projects in the region.

By: U. Bartsch

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