Could oil shale reserves help Jordan?


Jordan imports 96% of its energy and with rising oil prices, it has been a big squeeze on the cash-strapped government.

But the country's substantial shale oil reserves may provide a glimmer of hope.

Jonathan Frewin reports.

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