Tag Archives | Sonatrach

NOC Chairman meets Sonatrach Chairman in Algeria

By John Lee. As part of the joint cooperation between National Oil Corporation (NOC) and the Algeria’s Sonatrach, NOC Chairman Eng. Mustafa Sanalla and his accompanying delegation met Mr. Rachid Hachichi, Chairman and CEO of Sonatrach, his two deputies, and a number of the Algerian company’s departmental directors in Algiers on Thursday, October 24, 2019. […]

Algeria, Libya to Jointly Study Border Fields

By John Lee. Algeria’s state-run oil company Sonatrach signed an agreement with the Libyan National Oil Corporation (NOC) to jointly study the Al Wafa and Al Rar fields, along with US-based DeGolyer & MacNaughton  (D&M). Al-Rar field is on the Algerian side of the border, while Al-Wafa field (pictured) is on the Libyan side. The study […]

NOC Continues Meetings with Energy Cos

By John Lee. The head the National Oil Corporation (NOC) is continuing his series of meetings with major oil companies, as it attempts to “mitigate the effects of the current circumstances” on the oil industry. Over the past week Mustafa Sanallah has met with companies including Total, Eni, Statoil, BP, Medco, Sipex (Sonatrach International Production and […]

New Gas Discovery near Libyan Border

Spanish company Repsol has made its third gas discovery in the Illizi basin, in the southeast of Algeria, in an area bordering Libya. The discovery in Tan Emellel Sud-Ouest-2 (TESO-2) exploration well in the Sud-Est Illizi block is the continuation of an already very successful exploration campaign in the high-potential area. Repsol is the operator of […]

Gas Discovery in Ghadames Basin

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has announced that Sonatrach (SIPEX) Libya (Operator), Oil India, and Indian Oil report initial information concerning exploration well C1-96/01 drilled in contract area 95/96 in Ghadames Basin. The well is located approximately 650 km Southwest of Tripoli and 70 km South of El-Wafa Field. The initial production test result from […]

New Gas Discovery in Ghadames Basin

A new gas discovery has been made in the Ghadames Basin, with the drilling of the 96-1-1B well on Area 95/96. A statement by the National Oil Corporation (NOC) said drilling of the well resulted in a natural gas discovery. The Area 95/96 concession is owned jointly by Sonatrach, Oil India, and India Oil. The […]

New Gas Discovery in Ghadames Basin

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) and its operating partner, Sonatrach (SIPEX) Libya, together with Oil India and Indian Oil, have discovered gas at contract area 95/96 in the Ghadames Basin. The well is located approximately 800 km southwest of Tripoli and 120 km south of El-Wafa Field. The initial production test result from the Ordovician Mamouniyat Formation […]

More Details on Ghadhames Oil Find

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has issued more information on the oil find announced last week. The find was made at well A1-96/01, in contract area 95/96 in the Ghadames Basin. The well is located approximately 360 km southwest of Tripoli and 70 km south of the El-Wafa field. Partners in the project are Sonatrach […]