New oil refinery project in Algeria

Algerian Sonatrach has signed a contract with Tecnicas Reunidas & Samsung Engineering Group for the construction of the Hasse Messaoud oil refinery to be built at Haoud El Hamra. Its processing capacity will be 5 million tonnes per year. The Spanish contractor and the South Korean company will be responsible for executing the engineering, procurement, …

Kalmar delivers 18 forklifts to Algeria’s drilling contractor ENTP

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has recently delivered a total of 18 forklift trucks to the Algerian company Entreprise Nationale des Travaux aux Puits (ENTP). Created in 1981, ENTP is a subsidiary of Sonatrach and the leading drilling contractor in the country with a market share of close to 45 percent. The Kalmar G-Generation forklifts have …

Total and Sonatrach enhanced their cooperation

The French group Total and the Algerian state-owned company Sonatrach signed two agreements on Sunday 7 October in Paris. The first is a new concession contract for the joint development of the Issasouane Erg gas field, located in the South of the Tin Fouyé Tabankort gas field from which Total is the historical partner. Both …

Transmex transports a huge distillation column through Alger

The heavy transport company Transmex, subsidiary of the Sonelgaz Group, has successfully transported a distillation column of refinery products. 42m long and 7m width, it weighed 216t. The entire convoy was 62m long, with a global weight of 400t. The item has been transported thanks to tractors in 8x4 and 6x6 axle combination, as well as …

Total and Sonatrach strengthen their cooperation

The French group Total and the Algerian state-owned hydrocarbon company Sonatrach have just signed an agreement to launch the engineering studies planned for this summer for a petrochemical project in Arzew (located in western Algeria). This project will include a propane dehydrogenation unit (PDH) and a polypropylene (PP) production unit with an output capacity of …