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Portugal Signs Agreement To Import 2.5Bn Cu. Ms./Yr Of Algerian Gas

Portugal signed an agreement on 1 July to import 2.5bn cu. ms./yr of Algeriangas by the end of 1996. The agreement signed in Lisbon by Mr. Abdelhak Bouhafs,the Director General of Sonatrach, and Mr. Luis Felipe Pereira, the PortugueseMinister of State for Energy, calls for the construction of a spur line on thewestern gas pipeline from Cordoba in southern Spain to the border at Elvas/Badajoa,...