Gas flaring threatens Algeria’s energy exports to Europe

Issue 441 - 24 Jun 2021 - By Ajay Ubhi | 4 minute read

Algeria has long been a major gas flarer but time may be running out for the practice as the EU moves to enforce its carbon border adjustment mechanism, writes Ajay Ubhi.

Algeria’s consistently high level of gas flaring could start to threaten its gas export market to the Europe once the European Union’s carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM) comes into force.

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