CFP Expands Algerian Exploration Permits
Algeria's Sonatrach and Total CFP of France have signed an agreementconverting the French company's El Harcha Est and El Agreb Ouest explorationpermits into exploration and production permits. In addition the area of the ElAgreb Ouest permit, situated near El Gassi, has been increased from 3,320 sq.kms. to 5,525 sq. kms., and that of El Harcha Est (lying to the east of HassiMessaoud) has been slightly reduced from...