Middle East Economic Survey
Sonatrach Announces Five New Discoveries
Algerias state energy company Sonatrach announced on 29 December five new hydrocarbon discoveries in the Berkine, Illizi and Amguid/Hassi Messaoud basins. The findings brought the total number of discoveries made by the firm in 2009 to 16, seven of which were made in cooperation with other firms, Sonatrach said in a statement. Discoveries in the Berkine Basin were: Menzel Ledjemet South West-2...