Private-equity backed Neptune Energy says that Algeria’s Touat gas field, in which it is the key foreign partner, continued to suffer outages in Q2.

“Following restart of production from Touat in April [MEES, 14 May] issues with the amine process system, as a result of the earlier outage, required a further shutdown,” London based Neptune says in its Q2 results on 12 August. “After repairs to the amine system, production restarted at the beginning of July, with output expected to gradually ramp-up to plant export capacity,” Neptune adds. (CONTINUED - 135 WORDS)