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Algeria Oil and Gas Report Q1 2013 - Product Image

Algeria Oil and Gas Report Q1 2013

  • Published: January 2013
  • Region: Algeria
  • 106 pages
  • Business Monitor International

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Changes to the fiscal regime for international companies operating in the Algerian upstream sector may help attract new names and increased investment. With shale gas potential deemed to be considerable, the authorities seem prepared to compromise in terms of the government take from new projects. The forthcoming licensing round will be the acid test, as the last few bidding rounds have been a disappointment and undermined Algeria's medium-term output potential.

The key trends and developments in Algeria's oil & gas sector are:

- The Algerian Council of Ministers in September 2012 approved a new national hydrocarbons law that reforms some of the more unwelcome policies that were established in 2005. The passing of the new law is a key prerequisite for gaining the foreign investment required to monetise the country's highly attractive shale reserves.

- One of the most important elements is a revision of previously unattractive tax terms for foreign companies. Although international oil companies (IOCs) will still only be able to hold a maximum stake of 49% (with Algeria's state-owned Sonatrach holding the remaining 51%), the previous 'tax on READ MORE >

BMI Industry View 5

SWOT Analysis 7

Algeria Oil and Gas SWOT 7

Industry Forecast Scenario 8

Oil And Gas Reserves 8
Table: Algeria Proven Oil & Gas Reserves And Total Petroleum Data, 2010-2016 8
Table: Algeria Proven Oil & Gas Reserves And Total Petroleum Data, 2015-2021 9

Oil Supply And Demand 13
Table: Algeria Oil Production, Consumption And Net Exports, 2010-2016 13
Table: Algeria Oil Production, Consumption And Net Exports, 2015-2021 14

Gas Supply And Demand 16
Table: Algeria Gas Production, Consumption And Net Exports, 2010-2016 16
Table: Algeria Gas Production, Consumption And Net Exports, 2015-2021 17

LNG 20

Export Revenues 21

Key Risks To BMI's Forecast Scenario 21

Country Risk/Reward Ratings 23

Algeria Upstream Rating - Overview 23

Algeria Upstream Rating - Rewards 23

Algeria Upstream Rating - Risks 23

Algeria Downstream Rating - Overview 23

Algeria Downstream Rating - Rewards 23

Algeria Downstream Rating - Risks 23

Regional Risk/Reward Rating 25
Table: Africa's Oil & Gas Risk/Reward Ratings 26
Table: Africa's Oil & Gas Upstream Risk/Reward Ratings 28
Table: Proposed And Planned Refineries In Africa 31
Table: Africa's Downstream Risk/Reward Scores 32

Algeria Energy Market Overview 33
Table: Algeria - Upstream Projects Database 35

Overview/State Role 35

Licensing And Regulation 35

Government Policy 36

Licensing Rounds 36

International Energy Relations 38

Oil & Gas Infrastructure 40

LNG 40

Oil Refineries 40
Table: Refineries In Algeria 42

Gas Pipelines 42

Competitive Landscape 46

Executive Summary 46
Table: Key Players In The Algerian Energy Sector 48
Table: Key Upstream Players 48
Table: Key Downstream Players 49

Company Profiles 50

Enterprise Nationale Sonatrach 50

Anadarko Algeria 53

Eni Algeria Production 55

BP Algeria 58

Total 60

Repsol Algeria 62

BHP Petroleum (Algerie) 64

CEPSA 66

Statoil Algeria 69

Hess - Summary 71

Maersk Oil - Summary 71

Royal Dutch Shell - Summary 71

ConocoPhillips - Summary 71

BG Group/Gulf Keystone Petroleum - Summary 71

Talisman Energy - Summary 72

Gazprom - Summary 73

Others - Summary 73

Regional Energy Market Outlook 75

Global Energy Market Outlook 80
Table: Global Oil Demand Forecasts - A Comparison 82

Africa - Regional Appendix 86
Table: Oil Consumption - Historical Data & Forecasts, 2009-2016 ('000b/d) 86
Table: Oil Consumption - Long-Term Forecasts, 2014-2021 ('000b/d) 87
Table: Oil Production - Historical Data & Forecasts, 2009-2016 ('000b/d) 88
Table: Oil Production - Long-Term Forecasts, 2014-2021 ('000b/d) 89
Table: Refining Capacity - Historical Data & Forecasts, 2009-2016 ('000b/d) 90
Table: Refining Capacity - Long-Term Forecasts, 2014-2021 ('000b/d) 91
Table: Gas Consumption - Historical Data & Forecasts, 2009-2016 (bcm) 92
Table: Gas Consumption - Long-Term Forecasts, 2014-2021 (bcm) 93
Table: Gas Production - Historical Data & Forecasts, 2009-2016 (bcm) 94
Table: Gas Production - Long-Term Forecasts, 2014-2021 (bcm) 95

LNG Net Exports - Historical Data & Forecasts, 2009-2016 (bcm) 95

LNG Net Exports - Long-Term Forecasts, 2014-2021 (bcm) 96

Methodology And Risks To Forecasts 97

Glossary Of Terms 98
Table: Glossary Of Terms 98

Oil & Gas Risk/Reward Ratings Methodology 100

Ratings Overview 00
Table: BMI's Oil & Gas Business Environment Ratings - Structure 01

Indicators 01
Table: BMI's Oil & Gas Upstream Ratings - Methodology 01
Table: BMI's Oil & Gas Business Environment Downstream Ratings - Methodology 02

BMI Methodology 104

How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts 04

Energy Industry 04

Cross checks 05

Sources 05

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