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Algeria Raises Gas and LPG Production in 1987

Algeria increased its production of natural gas by 17.4% in 1987 to reach94bn cubic meters, according to figures released in Algiers on 19 January by thenational oil company Sonatrach. Sonatrach's General Manager, Mr. Youcef Yousfi,added in a statement that LPG production also rose by 25% to 7bn cu. ms. in1987, and that as a result of the program to reduce Algeria's dependence on oilrevenues, oil was now the...