Algeria’s gas and condensate output got a boost from the 2 July start-up of a gas separation and booster compression plant at the Alrar wet gas field on the Libyan border (an extension of Libya’s Wafa field – MEES, 6 July).

The plant has enabled an immediate hike in output from 565mn cfd to 872mn cfd, according to UK oil engineering firm Petrofac, which along with Italy’s Bonatti undertook the $550mn EPC contract. (CONTINUED - 176 WORDS)