Energy

Jordon Energy 2013
The kingdom is expected to reduce its reliance on energy imports by tapping into domestic oil shale reserves and promoting renewable energy development. The construction of a nuclear power plant and increased use of solar power promise to further help diversify electricity generation in coming years. In addition, discussions are under way to liberalise fuel distribution by removing the set price for petrol that the government controls, allowing competition over prices. This chapter contains an interview with Alaa Batayneh, Former Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources.
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Interviews & Viewpoints

Sketch of Alaa Batayneh, Former Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources
OBG talks to Alaa Batayneh, Former Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources