US-Algeria 2019 Energy Forum March 7, 2019 – Houston Texas

The US - Algeria 2019 Energy Forum began its work on March 7th, in Houston (Texas) with an opening ceremony marked by the keynote speeches of H.E. Mr Madjid Bouguerra, Ambassador of Algeria to the United States, H.E Minister Mustapha Guitouni, Minister of Energy, Mr Abdelmoumen Ould Kaddour, President and CEO of Sonatrach, and Mr Shawn Bennet, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Oil and Natural Gas at the US Department of Energy.

The statements touched upon the significant energy potential of Algeria and the important business opportunities it drives as well as the development of new partnerships and investments between the American and the Algerian enterprises in this field.

The US-Algeria Forum, organized by the US-Algeria Business Council and the Bilateral US-Arab Chamber of Commerce, with the support of the Algerian Embassy to the United States, constitutes a great opportunity for both countries to further boost their trade and investment ties and will focus on a variety of themes related to promoting investment opportunities with US energy companies.