Middle East Economic Survey


No 43



Sonatrach Says Berkine Basin Oilfields To Come On-Stream Next April

Sonatrach on 19 October said the Bir Berkene and Bir Bekene North oilfields, which it is developing in the Berkine Basin, will come on-stream in April 2006 with a combined production rate of 25,000 b/d. The oilfields are located in Blocks 403 and 404B and had originally been scheduled to come into operation in September of this year. Sonatrach has focused...