Medjerda

Medjerda

 

a river in North Africa, in Algeria and Tunisia. Length, 460 km; basin area, 22,000 sq km. It flows out of the eastern spurs of the Tell Atlas (Medjerda Mountains) and into the Gulf of Tunis, forming a delta. The Medjerda is noted for the sharp fluctuations in its discharge: from 3-4 cu m per sec in summer to 1,500-2,500 cu m per sec and even 13,000 cu m per sec after strong winter rains. There are reservoirs used for irrigation on the Medjerda. The river valley is an important Tunisian agricultural region.

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Integrate the project of final protection of Boussalem from floods and the integrated management of Wadi Medjerda as part of a strategic vision for 2013-2020.
It is bordered on the North by a dune ridge along the Mediterranean Sea, on the East by the Algerian-Tunisian border, on the South by Medjerda Mountains, and on the West by the city of El Tarf and the extensive Mekhada marshes (Fig.
Tunisia - Medjerda permit ( MOG 25%, Carthago Oil 10% , Range Petroleum 65% and operator)
a New York- based broker-dealer and advisory firm, announced that the firm's client, Carthago Oil Company Tunisia ("Carthago"), executed a binding agreement with Mediterranean Oil & Gas Plc (MOG), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Malta Oil Ltd (MOL) to sell a 25% interest in its Medjerda Block petroleum license in Northern Tunisia.
When they reached his domains, he settled them along the Medjerda River, the most fertile part of Tunisia.
It also seeks to protect agricultural lands located on the Mellag and Medjerda wadis' banks.
It treats the water of Beni M'Tir dam remote 10 km from it and belonging to Medjerda River Basin.
Summary: Environment and Sustainable Development Minister Nadhir Hamada said, on Monday, that extraction of methane from household waste will be extended, as of 2011, to 15 controlled dumps under achievement in the Medjerda plain pouring basin, as well as in the governorate of Tozeur, Zaghouan and Mahdia.
On March 17, 2005 Patch announced a Memorandum of Understanding with Cathargo Oil Company Tunisia to sign a farm-in agreement for a 40% interest of the Medjerda Block in Northern Tunisia, the specific terms of which expired on April 30, 2005.
In a statement to the press, government spokesman Nidhal Ouerfelli said the first draft law provides for funding a project to protect Wadi Medjerda from floods, with a budget of 157.
Summary: Carthago Oil Company Tunisia, on behalf of Range Petroleum Ltd and Malta Oil Pty Ltd on a non-exclusive basis and without being their respective agent, is offering a farm in opportunity to earn a Participating Interest in the PSC covering the Medjerda permit in northern Tunisia.