Bechtel To Build Algerian Section Of Western Gas Pipeline
Algeria's Sonatrach awarded on 31 July the US firm Bechtel a $305mn contractfor the construction of the Algerian section of the western gas pipeline. The530-km., 48-inch pipeline will carry Algerian gas from Hassi R'Mel to theMoroccan frontier and will initially have a throughput capacity of 7.2bn cu.ms./yr, rising in stages to an ultimate 18.5bn cu. ms./yr. Bechtel isresponsible for the construction...