Algeria’s gas market is set to change over the next few years. Hassi R’Mel, the cornerstone of Algerian gas supply for decades, is maturing. And most of the long-term gas supply contracts, which underpinned Algeria’s position as Southern Europe’s largest gas supplier, are due to expire by 2019. Contract renegotiations are underway and major upstream investment is on-going. But as Algeria ushers in a new era of gas exports, does the country have enough gas to meet new exports? And what contracting strategy will Sonatrach adopt to market this gas?