Morocco imported 109mn cfd of gas from Algeria in 2016 and Q1 2017, some 93% of the country’s consumption. In theory there is scope for these volumes to rise – gas provides only 6% of Morocco’s primary energy demand. But, in practice, fractious relations between the two Maghreb neighbors – their 1,560 km border is entirely closed with Algeria hosting the ‘government in exile’ of Moroccan-occupied Western Sahara – means that Rabat is loath to increase...
Morocco Looks To Cut Reliance On Algerian Gas
Published on Fri, 30 Jun 2017 - Volume: 60 Issue: 26Print
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