Output at Algeria’s In Salah gas field fell to just 200mn cfd in Q2, down a staggering 73% on Q1’s 754mn cfd and the lowest quarterly figure since 2004 start-up (see chart 1).

This comes only two years after output hit a 12-year high of 808mn cfd for 2018 in the wake of the 2016 tie in of four ‘southern fields’ intended to “maintain production at 9 bcm/year [870mn cfd] …for years to come” (MEES, 19 February 2016). (CONTINUED - 269 WORDS)