[The North Africa Journal | Conferences] The U.S. Department of State and the U.S.-Algeria Business Council will host the U.S. - Maghreb Entrepreneurship Conference in Algiers on December 1-2, 2010. This conference is a direct result of the Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship held in Washington, D.C., in April, 2010 and demonstrates the continuing work of business and non-governmental organizations to create regional partnerships that promote entrepreneurship. North Africa Journal Editor Arezki Daoud will moderate a panel of business leaders during the event
[Industries and Markets] CO2 Sequestration to Expand in Algeria’s Gas FieldsFour Western oil companies and Algeria’s Sonatrach are planning to partner in the CO2 sequestration business. The companies are BP and Statoil with focus on the In-Salah fields in southern Algeria and more recently Total, Gaz de France, and Sonatrach revealing a join project in the Timimoun, Ahnet and Touat gas fields located in the southwest of the country. ...
Arezki Daoud Arezki Daoud is a leading analyst on North African affairs. He has been editor of The North Africa Journal since 1996. The publication reaches over 50,000 decision makers worldwide. Having lived and worked in North Africa, Mr. Daoud's analytical expertise on the region spans from the energy and industrial sectors to security and political affairs. Arezki is familiar with the speech circuit and briefing the business and government communities on the countries of the Maghreb region and is widely quoted in the press.