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Volkswagen Group and SOVAC to produce vehicles in Algeria

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The Volkswagen Group has signed a contract for vehicle assembly in Algeria through a joint venture with SOVAC S.P.A., The dealership network of the Volkswagen Group in Algeria includes more than 100 facilities with 1,650 employees. Volkswagen’s sales partner in the region. will produce selected Group models.

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Stellantis To Open A Production Plant In Algeria, Launches 6 Fiat Models In The Market

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Stellantis already has a manufacturing presence on the African continent, but it looks like it now wants to grow its footprint on the continent. The all-electric small city car the Citroen Ami is made in Morocco and exported to several European countries. It is also used locally by companies such as the Morocco Post for […]

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Use of leaded gasoline officially ends worldwide

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When service stations in Algeria stopped providing leaded gasoline in July, the use of leaded gasoline in cars ended globally. This development follows an almost two-decades-long campaign by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP)-led global Partnership for Clean Fuels and Vehicles (PCFV).

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EIA: US LNG exports grew to record highs in the first half of 2021

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Rising global LNG demand once COVID-19 restrictions began to ease, as well as continuous unplanned outages at LNG export facilities in several countries (including Australia, Malaysia, Nigeria, Algeria, Norway, and Trinidad and Tobago), also contributed to increased US LNG exports.

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EIA: Global trade in liquefied natural gas grew by 4.5% in 2021

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Bcf/d and from Algeria by 0.2 Australia increased its LNG exports by 0.1 Bcf/d, remaining the world’s largest LNG exporter for the second consecutive year. In North Africa, LNG exports from Egypt increased by 0.7 Bcf/d, the second- and third-largest year-on-year volumetric increases among all LNG-exporting countries.

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BNEF, Snam, IGU report finds global gas industry set to resume growth post-pandemic; low-carbon technologies for long-term growth

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Note: Based on a levelized cost of electricity from a standalone PV generator of $16/MWh in Algeria and Spain, $26/MWh from onshore wind and $41/MWh from offshore wind in Germany, natural gas price of $1.5/MMbtu MMbtu in Russia, $8.7/MMbtu

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Study finds future-fuel demand for shipping industry equal to entire current global production of renewables

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The report identifies the first movers who are looking to seize these investment opportunities, including Germany, Algeria, and Chile, who have signed multiple bilateral agreements on the production of hydrogen fuels (seen as key for powering ships).

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New EIA report boosts estimates of global recoverable shale oil resources 10-fold to 345 billion barrels

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Algeria, Argentina, and Mexico), providing significantly more data for the 2013 study, EIA said. The United States would be ranked second after Russia for shale oil resources and fourth after Algeria for shale gas resources if compared with the 41 countries assessed.

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OPEC’s Output Freeze: What Has Changed Since Doha?

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The official chatter is that the OPEC meeting in Algeria from September 26 to 28 could conclude with an agreement to freeze production by the member nations, with even Russia joining forces in a freeze that may prevent further oil price erosion. “We What has changed from Doha to Algeria?

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SEAT to launch 6 electric and plug-in hybrid models, develop smaller version of MEB for lower-cost EVs

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In this context, it is rolling out an ambitious growth strategy in North Africa, where it will lead the Volkswagen Group’s vehicle assembly project in Algeria and aims to increase its presence in the region in the medium term. The goal for forthcoming years is to step up the company’s globalization.

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SEAT to introduce 500 km MEB-based EV, Leon PHEV in 2020

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In this sense, the strategic growth regions are Northern Africa, where SEAT leads the Volkswagen Group’s vehicle assembly project in Algeria, and Latin America and Mexico, where the company is studying the feasibility of producing. The company operates in more than 80 countries, but only 15% of sales are made outside Europe.

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Lifecycle study finds LNG can reduce shipping GHG emissions by up to 21%

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The report analyzes several LNG pathways, including LNG from Algeria, Australia, Qatar, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nigeria, Norway, Trinidad & Tobago and the USA. In addition to the life cycle GHG emissions, criteria pollutants, such as SO x , NO x , and PM, were considered for the use phase of the fuels.

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UNEP: export of used cars to developing world creating significant environmental problems

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The initiative’s first focus will be countries on the African continent; a number of African countries have already put in place minimum quality standards—including Morocco, Algeria, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Mauritius—with more showing interest in joining the initiative.

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Total to acquire Engie’s upstream LNG business, becoming 2nd largest global LNG player

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A portfolio of long-term LNG purchase and sale contracts, enabling the Group in increase its overall portfolio to 28 MTPA by 2020, with a diversified supply from Algeria, Nigeria, Norway, Russia, Qatar and the USA, and outlets balanced between Europe and Asia. This transaction will bring to Total: 2.5

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GE, Rosneft to pursue opportunities in Russia’s oil and gas industry, including Arctic offshore

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In addition, the Company participates in several exploration projects in Kazakhstan and Algeria. Rosneft is widely engaged in exploration and production across all key hydrocarbon regions of Russia: Western Siberia, Southern and Central Russia, Timan-Pechora, Eastern Siberia and the Far East.

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New Algerian city to be model for low-carbon urban development in developing world

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A newly unveiled project to build a sustainable, low-carbon city in Algeria—Boughzoul—may serve as a prototype for urban development in other cities of the developing world without adding to greenhouse gas emissions. Nature Middle East. The new city of Boughzoul will be located inland, 200km south of the capital Algiers.

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Geely exports more than 100,000 vehicles in 2012; 164% year-on-year growth

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In 2013 Geely will expand into Egypt, Iran and Algeria to gain a foothold in each key geographic area, which will help the company expand outwards from each region. Geely has established CKD facilities in partnership with local partners in Russia, Ukraine, Indonesia and a new CKD plant came online in Egypt in mid-2012.

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New Algerian city to be model for low-carbon urban development in developing world

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A newly unveiled project to build a sustainable, low-carbon city in Algeria—Boughzoul—may serve as a prototype for urban development in other cities of the developing world without adding to greenhouse gas emissions. Nature Middle East. The new city of Boughzoul will be located inland, 200km south of the capital Algiers.

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Dow to invest in water desalination and reuse technologies in Saudi Arabia

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FILMTEC membranes from Dow Water & Process Solutions are used in some of the most water-challenged areas of the world, including the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Algeria.

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Sonangol, Maersk Oil and partners strike oil with their first deepwater pre-salt well offshore Angola

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Maersk Oil is an international oil and gas company with operated production of about 650,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day offshore Denmark, UK and Qatar, as well as onshore Kazakhstan and Algeria. Exploration activities are ongoing in Angola, Brazil, Norway, the US Gulf of Mexico, Greenland and in producing countries.

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Europe/US team: transitioning to a low-carbon world will create new rivalries, winners and losers

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Nigeria or Algeria cannot do the same for their oil industry. For example, rich countries such as Germany can throw billions of dollars at their coal sector to ease their transition pain, offering generous financial aid to lignite-producing regions. Saudi Arabia and Kuwait might, and should be encouraged to do so. —Goldthau et al.

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Volkswagen plans integrated mobility concept in Rwanda; vehicle production in Kenya

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In addition, the Volkswagen Group recently announced plans to start vehicle production in Algeria. The assembly facility is flexibly designed and offers the possibility of investigating the production of further models in the event of positive developments in the new car market.

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Opinion: How Much Longer Can OPEC Hold Out?

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One faction that is being led by Saudi Arabia wants to maintain and even increase its production levels while the other faction consisting of Venezuela, Nigeria, Iran, Iraq and Algeria requires just the opposite for safeguarding their national interests.

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Europe moves forward on the Energy Union; transport key element

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Further, the Commission will work with Member States to develop access to alternative suppliers, including from the Southern Gas Corridor route, the Mediterranean and Algeria, in order to decrease existing dependencies on individual suppliers. Intergovernmental agreements should comply fully with EU legislation and be more transparent.

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Study reports non-US global shale gas recoverable resources of 5,760 Tcf; global shale gas boosts total recoverable natural gas resources by 40%

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In addition to the United States, this group includes Canada, Mexico, China, Australia, Libya, Algeria, Argentina, and Brazil. The second group is those countries that already produce substantial amounts of natural gas and also have large shale resources.

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Opinion: Saudis Could Face An Open Revolt At Next OPEC Meeting

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As we have pointed out, RBC Capital’s fragile five , Algeria, Libya, Nigeria, Iraq and Venezuela, the pain is intense. While the IEA projects surplus production will begin to recede in 2H 2016, they are suffering now (and in any case, it is a projection).

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EV Radar: May 2022

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Apple has hired ex-Ford's EV expert Desi Ujkashevic who specializes in autonomous driving vehicles and safety compliances. Perhaps besides iPhones we'll get a look at iCars in 2024! in Your Inbox. First Name: Last Name: Email Address: Country. Afghanistan. Aland Islands. American Samoa. Antarctica. Antigua and Barbuda. Azerbaijan. Bangladesh.

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Europe Expands Virtual Borders To Thwart Migrants

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Mali was a conflict zone, so he moved on to Algeria, but he lacked a work permit, and employers would underpay him or fail to pay him altogether. One friend died after a fall—or being thrown—from a police station’s upper floor in Algeria, he says. He first set out from home after his father died, to look for work in Mali, he says.

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EV Radar: June 2022

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An optional electric power supply can be used to operate auxiliary equipment, eliminating the need for the usual diesel or gas generator. in Your Inbox. First Name: Last Name: Email Address: Country. Afghanistan. Aland Islands. American Samoa. Antarctica. Antigua and Barbuda. Azerbaijan. Bangladesh. Barbados.

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EV Radar: April 2022

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Given that charging stations are becoming more common than before, is more extended range still necessary? in Your Inbox. First Name: Last Name: Email Address: Country. Afghanistan. Aland Islands. American Samoa. Antarctica. Antigua and Barbuda. Azerbaijan. Bangladesh. Barbados.

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Opinion: Is Russia Plotting To Bring Down OPEC?

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Putin has aligned Russia with OPEC’s have-nots—the members lacking financial resources to withstand low crude prices for an extended period and that have objected to Saudi policies (Iran, Iraq, Angola, Nigeria, Libya, Algeria, Ecuador, and Venezuela)—against the haves (Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the UAE, and Qatar).

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A Glimpse Into The Post-Oil Era: How The Uneven Impacts Of 2025-2030 Peak Oil Demand Will Shape The Future Of Energy

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As Sheikh Zaki Yamani, a former Saudi oil minister, once said, “The stone age came to an end not for a lack of stones, and the oil age will end, but not for a lack of oil.” But some oil will still be being pumped at the end, and it won't be heavy, sour, far from water crude.

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