Algeria Launches Biskra Amid Problems For North African Refiners
Algeria officially launched the Biskra refinery project on 6 October, although civil works were started in September 2012. Biskra will be the first of four 100,000 b/d refineries to be built by Algeria, despite North African refiners facing issues developing and financing projects amid major economic and security concerns.
State news agency APS quoted Sonatrach CEO ‘Abd al-Hamid Zerguine...