In the region of Sbâa, 6 km from the treatment center of Hassi Illatou, in the wilaya of Adrar, it is a new discovery of oil which Sonatrach was pleased to have carried out at the end of August. The first for 28 years in this region. According to preliminary assessments by the national oil and gas company, these lands contain between 48 and 150 million barrels of oil.
“This positive result is very encouraging for the pursuit exploration activity in the Sbâa region in order to guarantee the supply of the Adrar refinery”, comments Sonatrach, at a time when the country is preparing to increase its daily production to 1.057 million barrels of oil by day from next September.
Algeria: Sonatrach is on the right track