Algerian gas discovery made near Libya

21 Apr 2015   Algeria

Spanish energy company Repsol announced Monday it’s made a natural gas discovery in Algeria, its third in an area bordering war-torn Libya. The company is the operator in a consortium that includes French energy company GDF Suez and Algeria’s state-owned Sonatrach. The company said gas flowed from a discovery at the so-called TESO exploration well in the Sud-Est Illizi block, where it’s already had a “very successful exploration campaign.” The discovery is the third in the same region. The Spanish energy company said gas flowed at a test rate of 6.1 million cubic feet per day. “Repsol aims to drill at least four more additional wells in order to appraise the previous discoveries within the Sud-Est Illizi block,” it said in its statement on […]

Tags:

Comments are closed.