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        2/8/2011, Adar 4, 5771

      Egyptian Gas to Begin Flowing Again Next Week


      Gas will begin to flow from Egypt to Israel in about a week, said Ampal, the Israeli partner of Egyptian natural gas provider EMG. The pipeline that was damaged in the explosion over the weekend in Sinai is being repaired, and if tests show that it is working properly, Israel should begin getting its regular deliveries of gas again beginning a week from Thursday.

      Infrastructure Ministry officials said Tuesday that Israel was spending an extra $1.5 million a day for alternative gas sources.