Agip Awarded New Exploration Acreage in Algeria
Algeria's Sonatrach and Italy's Agip signed on 17 December an agreementcovering exploration work in a 6,800-sq. km. tract located some 100 kms. southof the Hassi Messaoud oilfield in east-central Algeria. The tract - known as"Zotti Est" - is situated close to the El Aghreb and El Gassioilfields.
This latest exploration agreement stems from a study which was carried out todetermine the hydrocarbons...