TITLE

Back to the future

AUTHOR(S)
Nield, Richard
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;8/11/2006, Vol. 50 Issue 32, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article states that when the hydrocarbons bill became law in July 2005, it was heralded as the most important shake-up of the Algerian oil and gas sector since nationalisation in 1971. A year later, Algiers has announced a dramatic policy u-turn. Less than a year after Algeria's new hydrocarbons law broke up the monopoly of state-owned Sonatrach and threw open the doors to international oil companies, fundamental elements of the changes have been rolled back.
ACCESSION #
22200329

 

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