July 4 - Petrasco Energy Logistics has coordinated the delivery of oilfield equipment by air from the UAE to Algeria.

The equipment comprised of one 20 ft standard container, one 20 ft high cube container and one flushing unit, with a total consignment weight of 20 tonnes.

Petrasco explained that the project involved quickly locating an IL-76TD-90VD freighter to complete the transport, while also ensuring that flight permits could be obtained during the reduced working hours of Ramadan.

"Our relationships with the carriers and local authorities, combined with our experience in oil and gas project logistics market, meant we were able to provide a rapid and commercially viable solution to our customer within a matter of hours," said Alan Green, general manager, commercial at Petrasco.

Petrasco Energy Logistics is a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC).