Region: Algeria

Algerian cement projects lead to parallel claims

Panels are in place to hear an Egyptian investment company’s US$900 million treaty claim against Algeria over two cement projects and a related ICC dispute with a state entity.

16 August 2021

Sonatrach faces billion-dollar gas claim

A UK energy company says it will file a US$1 billion claim against Algerian state-owned company Sonatrach over the alleged seizure of its interest in a gas field.

21 April 2021

Algeria defeats claim over housing project

An ICSID tribunal has dismissed a US$46 million claim brought by a Spanish construction group against Algeria over a project to build prefabricated homes.

04 May 2020

Turkish group liable in Algerian hotel dispute

An ICC tribunal has found a Turkish construction group liable in a dispute over a €100 million Marriott hotel project in Algeria – after finding that the law of the seat chosen by the arbitral institution prevailed when it came to determining whether non-signatories were bound by the arbitration agreement.

24 April 2020

Centre de Conciliation et d’Arbitrage et du Comite National Algerie

28 January 2020

Algeria faces claim from Swiss transport company

A Swiss transport company has filed an ICSID claim against Algeria over a share acquisition.

10 January 2020

Centre de Conciliation et d’Arbitrage et du Comite National Algerie

04 January 2019

Saipem settles with Sonatrach in shadow of bribery trial

UPDATED. Embattled construction group Saipem has reached a deal with Algerian state oil and gas company Sonatrach to settle four ICC arbitrations worth billions of euros over projects that Italian prosecutors allege were procured through bribery.

28 March 2018

Sonatrach settles fight over oil refinery

Algeria’s national oil and gas company Sonatrach has settled a US$1.5 billion ICC arbitration over a cancelled project to upgrade a refinery near the country’s capital.

06 June 2017

Total and Sonatrach to drop ICC claims

French energy company Total and Algeria’s national oil and gas producer Sonatrach have agreed to drop claims against one another that were being heard by two ICC tribunals seated in Geneva.

08 May 2017

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