Hassi Rmel

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Hassi R’mel

 

a settlement in Algeria, in the northern part of the Algerian Sahara, in Laghouat Wilaya. Hassi R’Mel is Alge ria’s major producer of natural gas, with an output of 4.7 billion cu m in 1973. The gas field was discovered in 1956. A natural-gas pipeline has been laid from Hassi R’Mel to the port of Arzew, where a liquefaction plant has been constructed.

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Its biggest oil field Hassi Messaoud and its Hassi Rmel gas field have not been affected, a source from state oil giant Sonatrach told Reuters.
Il est entendu sur le projet de transport de gaz par canalisation de Hassi Rmel a El Tarf.
It expects a 4.1 per cent rise in oil and gas exports this year to 195 million tonnes of oil equivalent, after achieving increased yields at its Hassi Rmel, Hassi Messaoud, Berkine and El Merk fields, a presidential statement said.
In April 2004 Sonatrach awarded CNPC two licences covering Block 350 in the Oued Mya area, near the producing Hassi RMel gas field and Blocks 102a and 112 in the Chellif basin.
Algeria needs "to discover intermediate deposits between the giant ones at Hassi Messaoud and Hassi Rmel and the other small wells discovered in the last decade", Khelil said.
Algeria needs 'to discover intermediate deposits between the giant ones at Hassi Messaoud and Hassi Rmel and the other small wells discovered in the last decade', Khelil said.
-L'amelioration des taux de recuperation des gisements, notamment ceux de Hassi Messaoud et de Hassi Rmel
Algeria is currently building a pilot hybrid solar-gas power station in Hassi Rmel in the Sahara that would be able to generate 150 MW, of which 35 percent would be generated by sunlight, the government said in a statement The oil cartel member, Algeria, has plentiful oil and gas reserves but wants to develop other energy sources to free up more hydrocarbons for lucrative export or to make petrochemicals.
Apres la centrale de Hassi Rmel, a cycle combine, la ferme eolienne d'Adrar, de nouvelles etudes ont permis de decouvrir d'autres sites rentables qui seront exploites, selon ses explications.
Celle-ci va permettre d'augmenter de trois a quatre fois la production dans des gisements en phase d'epuisement comme a Hassi Messaoud et facilitera la mise en exploitation d'autres gisements, a Hassi Rmel par exemple, ou l'on vient de decouvrir des indices de petrole pour 75% loges dans la roche.