Sontrach has signed a cooperation protocol with a consortium of Eni, Occidental and Total for partnership in blocks 404 and 208 at Berkine Concession in Algeria, a press release reported.

The protocol aims to construct a roadmap for exploration activities and fuel production from Berkine basin according to the laws that regulate fuel production activities. According to the statement, all measures and procedures will be taken from the authorized agencies.

This agreement reflects the will of Sonatrach and its partners to maintain their conventional relationships as well as develop their cooperation through searching for new partnership opportunities.