BP CEO Says Four BP Staff Most Likely Died In Amenas Attack-E-Mail
Friday, January 25, 2013 Four members of BP's staff have most likely died in the terrorist attack last week on an Algerian gas plant, the company's chief executive said, adding that the U.K. oil giant will learn lessons from the tragedy.
European Governments Urge Their Citizens to Leave Benghazi
Thursday, January 24, 2013 Several European governments urged their citizens to leave the Eastern Libyan city of Benghazi in response to what they described as "an imminent threat to Westerners".
Algeria's New Hydrocarbons Law to Sweeten Terms For Non-Conventional Gas
Thursday, August 02, 2012 Algeria's new law on hydrocarbons will give more tax advantages to foreign investment in non-conventional hydrocarbons, the head of the company said.
Repsol Gets OK to Develop Algeria Gas Fields
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 Repsol and partners Sonatrach, RWE Dea and Edison have been granted authorization from ALNAFT to develop the North Reggane project in the Algerian Sahara desert.
Petroceltic's AT-5 Well Falls Short of Expectations
Tuesday, August 02, 2011 Petroceltic in association with its partner Sonatrach issued an update on operations at the Ain Tsila field on its Isarene permit (Blocks 228 & 229a) in south eastern Algeria.
Eni, Sonatrach Team Up in Algeria Shale JV
Thursday, April 28, 2011 Eni and Sonatrach signed a cooperation agreement for the development of unconventional oil, with particular focus on shale gas.
Statoil, Partners Sign $1.5B EPC Contract with Petrofac
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 Statoil, BP and Sonatrach have signed a $1.15B EPC contract with Petrofac for the execution of the In Salah Southern Fields development project.
Petroceltic Begins Isarene Appraisal Drilling
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 Petroceltic International has commenced appraisal drilling operations on the Isarene permit in Algeria.
Sonatrach Hits Paydirt in Berkine Basin
Tuesday, April 20, 2010 Sonatrach announced two hydrocarbon discoveries in the Berkine basin, bringing the national company's number of oil and gas finds up to seven this year.
Sonatrach to Deploy Pipeline Software from Energy Solutions Int'l
Tuesday, March 09, 2010 Energy Solutions International announced that Sonatrach will deploy PipelineManager and PipelineStudio advanced software applications on three 549-km parallel pipelines transporting natural gas in the Hassi R'mei and Oued Saf Saf pipeline corridor.
Petroceltic to Appraise New Discovery in Algeria
Thursday, March 04, 2010 Petroceltic and partner Sonatrach completed its 2009/10 five-well Isarene drilling and testing program, having discovered a major new gas condensate discovery in the Ain Tsila gas condensate field.
Peru to Sign 20 Hydrocarbon Exploration Contracts in '10
Monday, December 28, 2009 Peru's mining ministry is set to sign 20 new hydrocarbon exploration contracts in 2010, said state newspaper El Peruano Monday.
Total-Led Consortium Snaps Up Interest in Algerian Ahnet License
Tuesday, December 22, 2009 Total announced that the consortium it has formed with Partex has been awarded a 49% interest in the Ahnet license, as part of the second bid round held by the Algerian National Oil and Gas Development Agency.
Petroceltic, Sonatrach Successfully Flow 4.9 MMscf/d Gas in Algeria
Monday, December 07, 2009 The well test on well AT-2, located on the Ain Tsila field in Algeria, following fracture stimulation has resulted in gas flow rates in line with expectations, of 4.9 mmscf/d. A discovery declaration has been filed with Sonatrach.
Petroceltic, Sonatrach Test Positive at Algeria's Isarene Block
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 Petroceltic with partner Sonatrach has successfully tested 4 million standard cubic feet per day of gas from the INE-2 well, located in the Isarene Block in Algeria.
Petroceltic Encouraged by Increased Flow Rates in Algeria
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 "The updated AT-1 result is exciting, with substantially higher flow rates that confirm the significant commercial potential of the Isarene permit to Petroceltic and our partner Sonatrach," said Brian O'Cathain, Chief Executive of Petroceltic.
Algeria Gives Green Light for Timimoun Natural Gas Project
Wednesday, October 07, 2009 Total, Sonatrach and Cepsa will jointly operate the Timimoun natural gas project in Algeria, which is now approved for development.
Petroceltic Reports on New Gas Discovery in Algeria
Tuesday, September 22, 2009 The AT-1 well has successfully tested gas at the Ordovician zone and is the second well in the current drilling program on the Isarene permit in the Illizi basin, Algeria.
Algeria Barrels in $27B in Oil Revenue During First 8 Months
Wednesday, September 09, 2009 Algeria has earned $27 billion in oil revenues during the first eight months of 2009.
Petroceltic Completes Drilling at Well AT-1 on Algerian Isarene Block
Tuesday, August 04, 2009 Petroceltic announced that well AT-1, the second operated well in the current drilling campaign on the Isarene Block in the Illizi basin of Algeria, has been successfully drilled to its target depth.