Sonatrach closes Skikda LNG Complex in Algeria
Algeria’s National Hydrocarbons Company Sonatrach announced that a technical incident occurred on June 11 at the Skikda LNG Complex, leading to the shutdown of the complex.
The Company reported that the technical incident was caused by a sudden failure of a gas turbine control mechanism. No other damage is to be deplored thanks to the operation of the automatic safety devices of the machine and the factory.
For the safety of people and equipment and in coordination with the equipment manufacturer, Sonatrach has decided to carry out a thorough inspection in order to carry out the necessary repairs. The specialists and technicians, in collaboration with the maintenance company and the equipment manufacturer are mobilized for a return to normalcy.