Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 51

17-December-2007

ALGERIA

Sonatrach Makes Two Gas Discoveries In Southeast Algeria

Sonatrach on 11 December announced two gas discoveries in the Ahnet and Gourara basins in southeast Algeria, the first on its own, and the second in association with Norways StatoilHydro. The state-owned Algerian energy firm said that drilling on Block 338A in the Tidikelt area flowed gas from two levels in the reservoir, the Siluro-Devonian and the Emsian formations. Gas...