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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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Sur ce phenomene, la sensibilisation doit ete axee dans les wilayas du Littoral plus que dans le sud alors que la preservation de la securite nationale reste une question nationale et doit faire l'objet d'un discours commun [beaucoup plus grand que], explique-t-il, rappelant la contribution des imams notamment dans les grands evenements pour le retour de la paix notamment a Ghardaia, Bejaia et Touggourt.
On encountering Moktir after his incarceration, Michel perceives that his "strength and beauty are simply perfect" and he invites the boy to Touggourt purely because the boy can facilitate Michel's own transgression and will know exactly "where to take [him].
It includes the exploration of the 433a and 416b Blocks near Touggourt, 800km southeast of Algiers, the Algerian capital.
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.
Y asi, Michel consumara su proceso personal entregandose, de regreso en Tunez, a un sordido "menage a trois" con el propio Moktir y su joven amante, mientras Marceline agoniza, sola, en el hotel de Touggourt envuelto en el torrido siroco.
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.
IN THE SPRING OF 1933, Paul Bowles trekked through the Algerian Sahara and several oases--Ghardaia, Touggourt, and El Oued--and across the northern edge of the Great East Erg, all the way to Kairouan in Tunisia.
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.