Algeria: Energy representatives conduct study visit to Brussels

August 16, 2016
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In the framework of the “strategic partnership” signed by the EU and Algeria in 2013 in the area of ​​Energy and following the organisation of the EU-Algeria business forum, on 24 and 25 May 2016 Alger, 18 representatives of the Algerian Ministry of Energy and SONATRACH (the Algerian energy company) have been invited by the EU to attend an intensive three-day workshop in Brussels and field trip to Zeebrugge, in order to share experience in the gas sector.
The workshop, held from 11 to 13 July 2016 was officially opened by Dominique Ristori, EU Director General for Energy, who welcomed the delegation, stressing the importance of Algeria for EU, being the third largest gas supplier to the EU, and the prospects for developing further cooperation in the sector.
The unanimous message of all participants in the workshop was that there was still a lot to achieve regarding EU-Algeria relations and gas exports / consumption. Delegates also agreed that in order to reach future agreements in the gas sector, Algeria needs to look ahead and see how it can adapt its energy market for new market consumption demands in Europe.
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EU Delegation to Algeria – website and Facebook page


Countries covered:

  • Algeria