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Swiss study aims to find out if carbon dioxide can be locked in rock

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SAINT-URSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – Swiss scientists are injecting carbon dioxide into rock deep inside a mountain to discover if the gas leaks out or if it can be locked away to stop it contributing to climate change. Inside Mont Terri in the Jura Mountains, a layer of impermeable clay could potentially trap carbon dioxide, the Read More

Total agrees with Occidental to contingent acquisition of Anadarko’s assets in Africa

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5/6/2019 PARIS — Total announces that it has reached a binding agreement with Occidental to acquire Anadarko’s assets in Africa (Algeria, Ghana, Mozambique, South Africa) for a consideration of $8.8 billion in the event of a successful completion of Occidental’s ongoing bid for Anadarko. The transaction is contingent upon Occidental entering into and completing its Read More

ADES secures new contracts in Algeria

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4/12/2019 LONDON and DUBAI — ADES International Holding PLC (ADES or the Group), an oil & gas drilling and production services provider in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), is pleased to announce that it has secured two new contracts for its onshore rigs ADES 2 and ADES 3 in Algeria with Groupement Sonatrach Read More

Algeria’s President Bouteflika resigns after weeks of protests

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Algeria’s long-serving President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has resigned. Bouteflika’s resignation was originally slated to occur before the end of April, and comes after years of declining Health. Under the Algerian constitution, Abdelkader Bensaleh, chairman of the upper house of parliament, will take over as interim president until fresh elections are held. After two decades in power, Read More

Algerian army calls for President Bouteflika to be declared unfit to rule after weeks of protests

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Published time: 26 Mar, 2019 14:44 Edited time: 26 Mar, 2019 14:52 Algeria’s army chief has called for long-term leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika to be declared unfit to rule. The statement comes after weeks of massive protests against the extension of the president’s fourth term. “We must find a way out of this crisis immediately, within Read More

BP partners with Algeria’s National Paralympic Team

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ALGIERS, Algeria, March 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BP Algeria announced today it has signed an agreement with the Algerian National Paralympic Committee (ANPC) to become its top-level partner and the official oil and gas and energy partner through to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, furthering its long-running association with the Paralympic Movement. A signing Read More

ADES International acquires onshore rigs from Weatherford

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3/26/2019 LONDON and DUBAI — ADES International Holding PLC has announced that it has completed the acquisition transaction with Weatherford International plc and receipt of the final two onshore rigs in Algeria, and a further two rigs delivered outside of Southern Iraq for relocation to Saudi Arabia. The acquisition cost was $20 million for the Read More