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Global gas markets long-term outlook - Algeria - H1 2017

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Algeria is a major gas supplier (both pipe and LNG) to the European market. Since 2008, Algerian exports have fallen year-on-year as upstream production declined and domestic gas demand soared. In 2016, this downward trajectory shifted dramatically with exports growing 27% on 2015 levels.On-going work at Hassi R'Mel and new projects in the southwest will support this level of export through the mid-term and help Algeria to defend its market position in Europe in the face of increased competition from Russia, Norway and US LNG. Long-term however the same challenge of developing new replacement gas supply and attracting outside investment remains.

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Table of contents

  • Executive summary
    • New Southwest projects are critical for stabilising long-term supply but greater foreign investment is needed
    • The Illizi Ghadames Basin offers new supply by 2020 but unconventionals are a long-term prospect
    • Cost of Algerian gas supply - 2025 vs. 2030
    • Export potential
      • Gas sales in North Africa
    • International contracts
      • International contracts
  • Risks and uncertainties

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  • Indigenous production potential*
  • Costs: Image 1
  • Available export volumes vs available export capacity


  • Contracts: Table 1

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