The expected start-up of the three major components of Algeria’s Southwest Gas Project should boost the country’s gas output by over 9bcm/y by mid-2018, possibly to top 100bcm/y for the first time.

 

Algeria’s sales gas output for 2017 is set to fall just short of 2016’s record 94.8bcm. The lack of new field start-ups has more than outweighed a hike in production from the BP/Statoil-led In Amenas field as well as gains from reduced gas injection at the...