Touggourt


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Touggourt

 

a city in Algeria, in the northeastern Algerian Sahara, in Ouargla Wilaya. Population, 27,000 (1968). Touggourt is the capital and the trade and handicraft center for a group of oases in the northwestern Grand Erg Oriental. It is connected with Biskra by railroad and highway, and the Hassi Messaoud-Skikda petroleum pipeline runs nearby. Touggourt is an area where dates are dried and shipped.

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Ligue 2 : Paradou AC, JSM Bejaia, ASO Chlef, MC El-Eulma, CRB Ain Fekroun, USM Bel-Abbes Region de Ouargla : MB Hassi Messoud, NRB Touggourt, NT Souf et CR Beni-Thour Region d'Alger : B Lakhdaria, ES Azeffoun, NR Dely-Ibrahim, EC Oued Smar, USM Cheraga et RC Kouba Region de Blida : RA Ain Defla, IRB Oueld Yaich, SC Ain Defla et IRB Bou Medfaa Region de Annaba : US Tebessa, NRB Bouchegouf, ORBG Bousbaa, NRB El Ogla, ES Guelma Region de Batna : AB Barika, ES Bouakeul, WRB M'sila, CRB Kais, US Biskra et CRB Ouled Djellal Region de Constantine : JJ Azzaba, AS Ain M'lila, HB Chelgoulm Laid, E.
Construction of Railway linking the area Haoud El-Hamra (Hassi Messaoud) Touggourt on distance of 154 km Double Track Railway Line 220km/h.
In the first two months of this year, the company made two hydrocarbon finds in the Ghardaia and Touggourt regions that it described as "extremely high quality".
Under a 12-month Sonelgaz contract signed in late 2001, Enelpower erected 410 km of high-tension power lines in two sections, one between Touggourt and Biskra and the second from the Hassi Ameur power plant to the Moroccan border.
Other towns in Saharan Algeria which are popular tourist destinations include Hassi-Messaoud, Touggourt, Chenachene, Djanet, El Golea, Reggane, Timimoun and Tindouf.
The consortium, whose head office is provisionally based in Algiers, before being transferred to Touggourt, will have to execute, on behalf of the concerned sides, operations in determined oil deposits.
In the first phase of SNTF's GSM-R project awarded to Nortel, the network will be deployed along the El Gourzi - Touggourt line in Eastern Algeria.
has given up a project to tap crude oil from an oil field in Touggourt, some 550 kilometers southeast of the Algerian capital of Algiers, the state-run company said in a statement.
27, 1994, it had signed its final PSA for oil and gas exploration in three blocks with a total of 12,770 sq km around Touggourt just north of Hassi Messaoud.
Ces stations, visant l'amelioration qualitative et quantitative de l'approvisionnement en eau potable, viennent s'ajouter a une structure similaire retenue au profit de la ville de Touggourt, operationnelle depuis le mois d'avril dernier, a fait savoir la meme source.
The railway lines connect Ouargla and Laghouat through Ghardaia, which will link the region of Hassi Messaoud in Algeria, Touggourt and Ouargla towards El Oued, Tebessa and Souk Ahras before arriving at the ports of Annaba, Skikda and Jijel.
2-million-acre area located to the northeast of the Hassi Messaoud oil field in east central Algeria near the city of Touggourt.