ABB wins Algerian order
The Swiss-Swedish technology concern, ABB, has won a SFr160 million order ($93 million) to build a gas compressor station for Algeria's state-run oil and gas company, Sonatrach.
This content was published on August 13, 2001 minutes
The new station will increase the capacity of the gas pipeline between Algeria and Europe from 8 to 11 cubic metres. The compressor station will serve the 1400-kilometre pipeline that runs from Algeria to Europe through Gibraltar.
The joint venture set up by ABB and Sonatrach will construct the station.
Sonatrach also hired ABB to build a SFr120 million oil pipeline last year.
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