Explosion Hits Egyptian Gas Pipe

An Egyptian pipeline, which transports gas to Israel and Jordan, was attacked on Sunday.

The blast struck in the Massaeed area west of of al-Arish, in north Sinai peninsula.

This was at least the 12th attack on the pipeline since the end of the Mubarak regime last year.

Israel imports 43 % of its natural gas needs from Egypt, while Jordan imports 80 %.

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LNG World News Staff, February 6, 2012;

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