Visit to Algiers

16 July 2008

Mr. Tanaka visited Algiers to meet with OPEC Conference President, and Algerias Minister of Energy and Mines, HE Dr. Chakib Khelil. Issues discussed included the current oil market situation and steps to follow-up on the recent Jeddah Energy Meeting. Whilst in Algiers, Mr. Tanaka also held talks with the President of Sonatrach, Mr. Mohammed Meziane, and inspected the Hamma desalination plant which is currently the largest plant of its kind in Africa.