Saudi Arabia is slightly behind schedule in its gas development but expects to add 3.5bn cfd to gas processing capacity over the next two years when the Wasit gas processing plant is fully operational. A further 3bn cfd will come from unconventional gas development in the north and southeast within a decade, industry sources tell MEES.

The Wasit delay is down to the Hisbah gas field turning out to be larger than initially thought, the sources tell MEES. The Wasit gas plant’s capacity has been expanded to 2.5bn cfd as a result and will come online gradually in 2015 and 2016. (CONTINUED - 558 WORDS)