Algeria, launching its latest energy exploration and production licensing round, invited on Sunday foreign and Algerian firms to apply for pre-qualification to bid for what it called high potential oil and gas blocks.
Following the recent attack and killing of four policemen this month when a suicide car-bomber rammed his explosives-laden vehicle into a police station in Naciria, east of Algiers, Zerhouni said that recent suicide bombings in Algeria were "spectacular terrorist attacks,
Algeria does not welcome a United Nations investigation into a bombing that killed 17 U.N. staff because the move was decided without consulting Algerian authorities, the prime minister said. The U.N. said on Monday that Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon had appointed an independent panel to probe the December 11 bombing in Algiers.
Algiers: Algerian state-owned energy group Sonatrach, a leading gas supplier to Europe, will triple liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports to the United States to 12 billion cubic metres by 2010, the company's chief executive said yesterday.
ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algeria and Spain expressed readiness on Wednesday to end a row over gas pricing after the North African country had said it wanted a 20 percent hike.