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Kuehne + Nagel puts its foot on the gas in the Sahara

June 28 - SNC-Lavalin, one of the world's leading engineering and construction groups, has awarded Kuehne + Nagel a contract for global logistics services related to its EUR785 million (USD972) project with Sonatrach, Algeria's national oil and gas compan

Sonatrach's gas treatment complex is being built in Rhourde Nouss in the Sahara, approximately 1,200 km south east of Algiers, to collect raw gas at different gas fields and includes a natural gas processing facility. The project is expected to be completed in early 2012.

The agreement between Kuehne + Nagel and SNC-Lavalin covers the complete logistics services for the construction material and equipment in connection with the project, originating from different locations in Europe, Asia and North America. 

Kuehne + Nagel is delivering the services in cooperation with its Tunisian partner S.M.T.I. - Transport & Logistics, a leading contractor for project services and heavy haulage operations in the Maghreb region.

"The signing of this contract is a further milestone in our strategy to expand our integrated logistics services for the global oil and gas industry," said Nils Wolf, Kuehne + Nagel's senior vice president for Global Project Logistics. 

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