ALGERIA
 
Algerian Gas Faces Three Challenges
 
By Francis Ghilès*
 
The attack on the In Amenas gas field was spectacular: nothing of its kind had ever happened in the history of the oil and gas sector of Algeria. Attacks on the energy infrastructure were rare during the civil war of the 1990s and were generally confined to minor pipeline bombings – only once the throughput of gas was interrupted on the Trans-Mediterranean pipeline which has...