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28-DEC-92/4 JAN 93


Portugal to Purchase 2bn cu. ms./yr. of Algerian LNG

Portugal's Natgas has agreed to purchase 2.1bn cu. ms./yr of liquefiednatural gas (LNG) from Algeria's Sonatrach. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in1996 from the Arzew LNG plant in northwestern Algeria. The 19-year sales andpurchase agreement was signed in Lisbon on 22 December by Mr. Abdelhak Bouhafs,Director-General of Sonatrach, and Ambassador Fernando Reino, President ofNatgas.

The Portuguese...