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Algeria
the political economy of oil and gas
Ali Aïssaoui.

Published 2001 by Oxford University Press for the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies in Oxford .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Machine generated contents note: 1 INTRODUCTION 1
2 THE SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL
CONTEXT 8
The Hydrocarbon Foundation 9
A Crisis Brewing 14
Leviathan Unleashed 16
Muddling Through 25
Bold Reforms, Protracted Implementation 27
3 OIL AND GAS FROM EARLY TIMES TO
ALGERIA'S INDEPENDENCE 39
Ain Zeft 40
First World War and the Importance of Oil 42
From Iraq to Algeria: The Shift in French
Oil Policy 43
The Saharan Issue 47
Structure and Regulation of the Industry on
the Eve of Independence 53
4 FROM CONDOMINIUM TO
NATIONALISATION 62
Early Institutional Framework 63
The Constraints of a Bilateral Relationship 68
OPEC and Algeria's Broader Aspirations 72
The Steep Path to Nationalisation 73
Taking Over French Interests 78
5 CHANGES IN HYDROCARBON POLICIES
SINCE NATIONALISATION
Valhyd and the 'Gas Battle'
Upstream Policies: From 'Do-It-Alone' to
a Policy of Partnership
The Three-pronged Strategy of the 1990s
Critical Issues Upstream
Towards a New Legal, Fiscal and Institutional
Arrangement
6 UPSTREAM, MIDSTREAM AND
DOWNSTREAM DEVELOPMENTS
Hydrocarbon Reserves
Crude Oil Production
Natural Gas Production
Midstream Developments
The Downstream and Transformation Sectors
7 HYDROCARBON EXPORT AND PRICING
POLICIES
Exports Pattern: The Increasing Importance of Gas
The Political Economy of 'Diversification' and
'Valorisation'
Oil Exports and Pricing Policies
Gas Exports and Pricing Policies
The Marketing and Pricing of Condensate and LPG
8 SONATRACH AND THE GOVERNMENT
The Birth and Rise of Sonatrach
De-integration and Re-integration
The Complex Interaction with the Government
Stripping Sonatrach of its Government Functions
Towards Privatisation?
9 HYDROCARBONS AND THE ECONOMY
The Role of Hydrocarbons in Shaping the
Economy: An Historical Perspective
The Vicious Impact of the 1986 Oil Price Collapse
The Resulting Debt Burden
And the Unemployment Crisis
Coping with Oil Price Uncertainties
Mitigating the Macro-economic Effects of Oil Prices
10 HYDROCARBONS, ENERGY AND THE
ENVIRONMENT
The Pressure of the Rio Agenda
Hydrocarbons and Energy-related Environmental
Policy Issues
The Broad Nature of Emissions
Legal and Other Policy Instruments
The Hydrocarbon Industry: Culprit or Mover?
11 HYDROCARBON RENTS AND BEYOND
The Prospects for Export-generated Rent
Capturing Additional Rent Downstream
Stabilising State Income and Mitigating Future
Fiscal Crisis
Beyond Hydrocarbon Rents
REFERENCES
INDEX.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Series
The political economy of oil exporting countries ;, 5
Other Titles
Political economy of oil and gas

Classifications

Library of Congress
HD9577.A42 A415 2001

The Physical Object

Pagination
xxiv, 312 p. :
Number of pages
312

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3970419M
Internet Archive
algeriapolitical00aiss
ISBN 10
0197300278
LC Control Number
2001277480
OCLC/WorldCat
45735272

History

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