• Energy

    OBG’s energy analysis looks at all aspects of the industry, including exploration and production, domestic usage and exports plus relationships between the government and IOCs. Where applicable, renewable energy, electricity demand, production, power station construction and local potential for nuclear power are analysed.
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How would you assess the key investment programme strategies for the 2017-21 period?

 

Algeria’s growth over the past decades has been driven in large part by heavy government spending, which is enabled by the country’s vast hydrocarbons wealth. As a result, as oil prices dropped – by almost 70% between the summer of 2014 and the beginning of 2016 — the consequences for the economy were significant, with Algeria experiencing a...

 

We have set ambitious and promising targets for renewable energy, and we are determined to make the next 20 years an era of real development for sustainable energy. Algeria’s national plan envisages 47-51 TWh by 2030, of which more than 9 TWh should be installed by 2020.

 

What are the challenges to improving energy efficiency in emerging markets?

 

In 2011 the government launched the National Development Plan for Renewable Energies (Plan National de Développement des Energies Renouvelables, PNDER), a massive programme to develop renewable energies. The initiative entails plans for the addition of 22 GW to the national grid by 2030, entirely generated through renewable energies. “This...

 

In spite of the fact that Algeria has some of the largest oil and gas reserves in Africa, is among the continent’s top-five producers in oil and is the single biggest gas producer, the age of its upstream facilities is beginning to show, with maturing production levels. Output for both oil and gas has slowed steadily over the past decade,...