Jordan’s Salam Agrees to Support BP at Risha Gas Field, Rai Says
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The contracts will last for three years each, the newspaper said, citing Ghaleb Shalan, the Amman-based company’s chairman. BP agreed in October 2009 to join Jordan’s National Petroleum Co. to explore and develop the Risha field near the Iraqi border. BP is to spend $237 million to increase output there within three to four years, according to information compiled by Bloomberg. Jordan imports most of its energy needs.
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