Algeria

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April 05, 2021
Imports jumped 5.8% in March from a year earlier, the biggest increase since March 2020. Demand for the fuel used in heating and power generation had been steadily growing before Covid-19, as nations shift away from coal-fired power over climate concerns.
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February 08, 2021
The North African nation’s struggling to keep up shipments of oil and gas -- the lifeblood of the economy -- as years of mismanagement and a lack of investment take their toll. The decrease is so severe that Algeria might cease to be an crude exporter within a decade, according to Cherif Belmihoub, a minister in charge of economic projections.
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February 01, 2021
OPEC boosted crude production as planned last month, but the increase was tempered by disruptions at long-troubled member nations.
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January 04, 2021
The difference of opinion between Saudi Arabia and Russia, the two de-facto leaders of OPEC+, could make for another tricky meeting. While Russia appeared to be outnumbered, the group typically requires a consensus among all members before concluding talks.
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August 11, 2020
“It’s not that we gave up on selling Algeria,” Hollub said on a call with analysts. “We believe that those assets there are such high quality, they’re going to be very competitive with our domestic assets. We want to be in Algeria.”
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October 29, 2018
The Chairman and Director General of Algeria’s state oil company Sonatrach, Abdelmoumem Ould Kaddour, and the CEO of Eni, Claudio Descalzi, signed an agreement today that will see Eni take a 49% stake in three oil concessions in the onshore North Berkine basin, located in the Algerian desert.
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October 29, 2018
The Chairman and Director General of Algeria’s state oil company Sonatrach, Abdelmoumem Ould Kaddour, the CEO of Eni, Claudio Descalzi, and the CEO of Total, Patrick Pouyanné, signed two agreements during the Algeria Future Energy Summit in Algiers today, which include an exclusive partnership for offshore exploration in Algeria.
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August 29, 2018
Petrofac has received a provisional letter of award for an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract worth $600 million with Sonatrach for EPC1 of the Tinhert Field Development Project in Algeria. Formal contract signing is expected to take place in September 2018.
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July 2018
Akofs Offshore has been awarded a contract for light well intervention services, using its 156-m vessel, Akofs Seafarer, for all Equinor-operated licenses, in the period 2020 to 2025.
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June 28, 2018
Algeria’s energy industry is open for business.
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June 11, 2018
Pertamina Algeria EP has awarded to Bonatti the contract worth 85 Million Euro for the provision of engineering, procurement, & construction of a gas capacity increase project for MLN field, which will upgrade the existing facilities to treat the future expected gas flow and enhance the oil production.
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June 11, 2018
Sonatrach, Total, Repsol and Alnaft (the National Agency for the Valorisation of Hydrocarbon Resources), have signed a new concession contract for a period of 25 years to extend the exploitation of the Tin Fouyé Tabankort (TFT) gas and condensate field.
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March 29, 2018
Total announces first gas from Timimoun field in southwestern Algeria.
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October 2017
Middle East/North Africa grapples with production cut commitment, despite urge to boost output
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October 2014

Despite geopolitical turmoil, Middle Eastern and North African exploration and licensing activity levels remain strong, with the MENA region producing over one-third of the world's oil and one-fifth of global gas.

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