Cash-strapped Algeria is hoping to start up key gas projects, and boost revenue, before the end of 2017 with over 10bcm/year set to be added by mid-2018.

Algiers has announced a new timetable for the long delayed South West Gas Project (SWGP), a series of field developments on which the country is relying to keep pace with export commitments and rapidly rising domestic demand (see p4). The three SWGP Phase-1 projects are slated to add 10.7bcm/year to Algeria’s gas output.

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