Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LII

No 2

12-Jan-2009

ALGERIA

Algeria Facing Gas Supply Squeeze As Export Projects Unfold

Algerias potential as a key supplier of natural gas to Europe is growing in importance, especially given the latest row between Russia and Ukraine over prices and unpaid bills that has left several European countries short this winter. The gas-rich North African producer is a relatively reliable supplier, is well placed to raise exports to Europe, and has a series of projects...