September 13, 2000
Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Exports: With the start-up of the Arzew GL4Z plant in 1964, Algeria became the world\'s first LNG producer. In recent years, Algeria\'s competitive position in the LNG bu
Refining: Algeria has four oil refineries with combined capacity of 503,000 bbl/d. Algeria's refineries are capable of meeting most of the country's domestic requirements. However, since they lack s
Algeria is important to world energy markets because it is a significant oil and gas producer and exporter. Algeria also is a member of OPEC and an important energy source for Europe.
September 12, 2000
Algeria's state-owned oil company Sonatrach on Monday announced an important oil and gas discovery in Hassi D'Zabat, in the country's eastern Sahara region.
September 11, 2000
Algeria and Spain agreed this week to set up a joint venture to prepare for laying a pipeline to bring Algerian gas to Spain. Under an accord concluded between the Algerian state-owned oil company (
Western countries should stop complaining about rising oil prices because they created the problem and poorer importers suffer more, the Algerian daily government newspaper El Moudjahid commented Sund
All OPEC countries will be able to increase their production to fulfill the 800,000 barrel a day output increase agreed by the 11-member group on Sunday, Algeria's oil minister said.
September 10, 2000
Algerian Oil Minister Chakib Khelil said Saturday he supported a 500,000 barrel-per-day increase in OPEC oil production, in line with a price-band mechanism agreed earlier this year.
September 9, 2000
Algeria and Iran have decided to re-establish diplomatic relations, interrupted since 1993, following a meeting in New York Friday between the preside
September 7, 2000
A renowned Algerian writer, Boualam Sansal, has lashed out at the poor education system in his country, saying that such a system can only produce an
Armed Islamic rebels have broken into a house in northern Algeria and shot dead four members of the same family as they slept, according to press repo
The embezzling of money earmarked for low-cost housing has become a burning crisis for the Algerian authorities, as angry poor people take to the streets to press the government to take action.
Algerian hydrocarbons company Sonatrach announced Wednesday it had signed a deal with Spanish oil group Cepsa to set up a company to study the feasibility of a gas pipeline project linking the two cou
September 6, 2000
The Iranian and Algerian presidents, Mohammad Khatami and Abdelaziz Bouteflika, have met in New York on the sidelines of the UN summit in the two stat
September 3, 2000
Two people were killed and three others were injured south of Algiers at the weekend when the vehicle they were travelling in was attacked by armed me