Spanish company finds gas in Algerian region of infamous terrorist attack

April 20, 2015 8:57 AM

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MADRID, Spain – The Spanish oil company Repsol has announced new gas finds in southeastern Algeria in a region made infamous by a 2013 attack on a gas complex by al-Qaida-linked militants.

Repsol's consortium, which included Enel, GDF-Suez and a 51 percent stake for Algerian state oil company Sonatrach, found gas at 1,307 meters with a flow rate of 175 cubic meters per day in the southeast Illizi block.

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