Neptune Energy and Sonatrach on 7 September announced the start of exports from the 450mcf/d (75,000 boe/d) Touat gas development. Located around 1,400km south-west of Algiers and close to Adrar, the development comprises 19 wells and a gas treatment plant for gas and stabilised condensate, with a gathering network and export pipelines.Production started in February as part of the commissioning process.