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Tender For New Exploration Permits As Japanese Consortium Wins First-Ever Open Bidding

Algeria will this month launch an international tender for the exploration of six oil and gas blocks in partnership with state-owned Sonatrach, Energy and Mining Minister Chakib Khalil said on 11 October. The tender will close on 14 February and bids will be opened in public the next day. The areas open to tender include Block 406b (2,781.2 sq km) and Block 237a...