Algerian gas output will see a second straight year of decline this year with the company’s key expansion project, 4.5bcm/y Touat led by private equity firm Neptune Energy pushed back to 2019.
The country’s sales gas production fell marginally to 94.5bcm for 2017 despite the start-up of the 2.9bcm/y Reggane North led by Repsol late in the year (MEES, 22 December), as gains were more than cancelled out by underlying decline at the country’s ageing workhorse field Hassi...