23 March 2016, Algiers — Group Sonatrach said Tuesday that its personnel will continue to ensure production and operate the installations of the gas plant of Krechba, (200 km south of El Goléa, Ghardaïa), which was targeted by an attack without causing human or material damage.
“Sonatrach staff will continue to ensure the production and operate the facilities, in line with the procedures in force on the site,” said a statement from the Oil Group, who notes that the production has even increased to 19.5 million m3 per day in Krechba and in In Salah against 18 million m3 / day before the incident.
Meanwhile, the same decision was made to restart the gas processing facility in In -Amenas, which were under revision.
The Krechba plant produced daily 18 million m3 of dry gas carried by a gas pipeline to Hassi Rmel. Its production is set to increase by the commissioning of three remaining deposits.
Gas production in Tiguentourine plant (In-Amenas) has also been raised from 13.5 million m3 to 15 million m3 per day, Sonatrach says.
- Algerie Presse Service