North Africa’s oil and gas sector has had some difficult times over the past decade. But despite that the region as a whole still remains in the top league of African oil and gas producers.
The challenges the region has had to grapple with include:
• Unfavourable tax laws that helped to weaken the investment climate
• A failure over decades to curb domestic energy consumption
• The retention of fuel subsidies
• The high-profile terrorist attack on Algeria’s Amenas gas plant, which exposed the region’s vulnerability
You may be interested in the North Africa Oil & Gas Summit/North Africa Downstream Summit taking place in January 2017. Visit nas.theenergyexchange.co.uk for more information.
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