Memorandum of Cooperation among COMELEC, MEDENER, Med-TSO, and OME signed in Algiers

With the objective of ensuring energy security, while contributing to the acceleration of the energy transition in the region, Sonelagaz kindly hosted in Algiers the joint conference with Comelec, Medener, Med-TSO and OME, entitled “Electricity interconnections in the Mediterranean, a factor of regional integration and catalyst of energy transition”. Held at the El-Aurassi hotel on the 22 of November, the Minister of Energy and Mines, Mr. Mohamed Arkab, the Minister of Interior, Mr. Brahim Merad, the Minister of Industry, Mr. Ahmed Zeghdar, the Minister of Environment and Renewable Energies, Mrs. Samia Moualfi, and the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Mr Kamel Baddari participated in the event.

The signing ceremony of the Algiers Protocol took place during the conference, with the representatives of the four regional associations involved (Mr. Secretary General of Comelec Khaled Nouasri, Mrs. Secretary General of Medener Roberta Boniotti, Mr. Secretary General of Med-TSO Angelo Ferrante, and Mrs. Director General of OME Houda Ben Jannet), in the presence of the CEO of Sonelgaz and Co-Chair of the OME, Mr. Mourad Adjal. Expressing his satisfaction with the outcome of this agreement, Mr. Adjal hoped that it would be “the cornerstone of a regional organization open to all associations and organizations active in the sector, under the banner of a strong and effective federation”.