Algeria is one of the major oil and gas producing countries of Africa. It also holds the 1994 record for the most oil discovered in that year out of all oil producing countries. A total of 1.13 billion barrels of oil and condensate were discovered in Algeria in 1994 and yet its full hydrocarbon potential has still to be reliably established. In addition to its upstream strength, Algeria has a strong downstream sector which includes refining, distribution and marketing, and chemicals and lubricants.

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