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Morocco on 7 June took a step towards becoming a sizable gas producer as London-listed minnow Sound Energy awarded front end engineering and design (FEED) on plans to produce 60mn cfd from its Tendrara acreage near the Algerian border in northeast Morocco.
The award, to a consortium of Spanish firms Enagas, Elecnor and Fomento, encompasses not only FEED but, presuming positive FID, finance and construction of “all infrastructure… to commercialize the gas discovery in eastern Morocco.”
This includes production facilities and a 20”, 120km pipeline link to the 11.5 bcm/y (1.1bn cfd) Gas Maghreb-Europe line which connects Algeria with Spain via Morocco. Ownership of the Moroccan section is set to pass from Algeria to Morocco in 2021.
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