News in brief : ECONOMY
- Category: ECONOMY
- Published on Thursday, 26 May 2016 17:49
ALGIERS-Minister of Energy Salah Khebri discussed Thursday with Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Algiers Sami Ben Abdellah Essalah development perspectives of bilateral cooperation in the field of energy and the situation of the oil market.
According to the ministry, talks focused on "the development of cooperation relations between Algeria and Saudi Arabia in the fields of hydrocarbons, petrochemistry and refining."
Khebri stressed that investment and partnership opportunities offered by the Algerian energy sector, the ministry stated, adding that both officials agreed to exchange ministerial visits to deepen discussions.
The Energy Minister and the Algerian diplomat broached the upcoming meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to be held 2 June and the situation of the international oil market, the communiqué said.