SONATRACH will launch offshore drilling

Algeria’s state-owned oil and gas company SONATRACH will launch offshore drilling with France’s TOTAL (NYSE: TOT) and Italy’s ENI (NYSE: E) on two sites in the east and west of Algeria at the start of 2019, its CEO said on Oct. 7. “We should start drilling at the beginning of next year,” Abdelmoumene Ould Kaddour told reporters […]

What to do with the vastness of the Saharan Desert

This article is meant to be as informative about the problematics of consultation and decision making in Algeria as it is possible to muster at this conjecture. What to do with the vastness of the Saharan desert where large pockets of gas lay buried according to all known geological analyses for millennia. The strategic decision […]

What to do with the vastness of the Saharan Desert

This article is meant to be as informative about the problematics of consultation and decision making in Algeria as it is possible to muster at this conjecture. What to do with the vastness of the Saharan desert where large pockets of gas lay buried according to all known geological analyses for millennia. The strategic decision […]

Follow-up Meeting on the Oil Production Reduction

The Joint Ministerial Meeting Committee (JMMC) comprises four OPEC member countries (Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Venezuela) and two non-OPEC countries (Russia and Oman) and will be held at the end of September 2018 in Algiers. This 10th follow-up meeting on the oil production reduction will review all recent market developments and the report provided […]

What happens when the carbon bubble pops?

This article by daryan12 posted on June 25, 2018 would want to be an answer to this pertinent question of What happens when the carbon bubble pops?  One of the issues regarding energy that often gets missed is the financial implications of the transition away from fossil fuels. With assets worth many trillions of dollars, which […]

Prospects for OPEC’s June 22nd, 2018 meeting

What prospects for OPEC’s June 22nd, 2018 meeting would be expected when Saudi and Russian oil ministers multiply statements since their meeting at the inaugural opening of the World Cup games. The Russian minister finding that the increase in OPEC and non-OPEC production, to 1.5 million barrels would be ” Inevitable “; the balance price not to exceed […]

Re-activating Algeria’s National Energy Council

 Algeria has the institutions that it needs to energize if it wants a State with the rule of Law; a sine qua non condition for a sustainable development and above all for its credibility at both national and international levels. Could Re-activating Algeria’s National Energy Council for a robust energy strategy be an absolute necessity and […]