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Kuwait goes for gas

Despite the perennial shadow of political turbulence, upstream gas and LNG import projects are progressing

The resignation of Kuwait's cabinet on 30 October highlighted yet again the volatile nature of its politics. It came at a time when the Opec country is facing many competing priorities in both global and domestic energy issues. The government collapse followed a no-confidence vote by MPs in the minister of state for cabinet affairs and acting information minister Sheikh Mohammed al-Abdullah Al Sabah over alleged financial and administrative infringements. Prime minister Sheikh Jaber al-Mubarak Al Sabah will remain in his post until a new cabinet is formed—which could take weeks. Until then, the National Assembly is suspended. Sheikh Mohammed wasn't the only cabinet member in the opposition

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