Natural gas consumption of Qatar jumps
September 28, 2015
Qatar’s natural gas consumption has risen sharply in the past few years. Its domestic gas consumption grew by 80 percent in the last five years, which is the highest in the GCC region. The rise in gas consumption is driven by increasing demand for electricity and water as electricity and water desalinisation sectors account for most of the natural gas consumption in Qatar.
Gas consumption in Qatar stood at 24.9 billion cubic meters (bcm) in 2009 which jumped to 44.8bcm in 2014, according to BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2015 report.
Kuwait registered a growth of...