No. 35



King Mohammed Announces Oil Discovery At Talsint

On 20 August King Mohammed VI of Morocco announced the discovery of "high quality oil and gas in the region of Talsint" in southeast Morocco about 200km from the border with Algeria. The Moroccan authorities have yet to give precise details of the size or type of the find. On 23 August, Reuters quoted Energy Minister Youssef Tahiri as saying that Lone Star Energy, a local subsidiary of the US firm Skidmore,...