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Algeria-Italy energy ties strengthen with emission reduction deal

Italy’s Eni and Algeria’s Sonatrach pledged to work together on carbon capture, green hydrogen and more during Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni’s official visit to Algeria. The North African country is exporting more gas to Europe in response to the Ukraine war.
Algeria's Energy Minister Mohamed Arkab

Algeria and Italy further strengthened their energy relations Monday, concluding two agreements on emissions reduction, just as Algeirs' relations worsen with Moscow . 

The Italian energy giant Eni signed two agreements related to emissions reduction with Algeria’s state-owned energy company Sonatrach. The two will work together to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide (CO2), and methane gases. The agreements specifically related to carbon capture, green hydrogen, energy security and other unspecified forms of renewable energy, Eni said in a press release. 

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