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Entries in Sonatrach (7)


Report: Panama Papers show role of shell companies in Saipem Algeria bribes

The law firm at the center of the Panama Papers leak may have helped facilitate an alleged multi-million corruption scheme tied to Sonatrach contracts won by Saipem. 

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Algeria jails six for corruption linked to Sonatrach contracts

An Algeria criminal court sentenced six people to jail and sanctioned two companies for corruption connected to contracts with state-owned energy firm Sonatrach.

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Saipem and former execs going on trial for $220 million Algeria bribes

A judge in Milan ordered Italian oil and gas services firm Saipem to go on trial for alleged bribery in Algeria.

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Algeria: Sonatrach corruption trial stopped on day one when witnesses stay away

A corruption trial involving former executives at Algeria's state-owned oil company Sonatrach was adjourned Sunday shortly after it began when witnesses failed to appear.

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In Algeria, Eni investigation snares ex minister

Chekib Khelil, Algeria's former energy minister, is wanted for corruption (photo courtesy of Wikipedia)Algeria's former energy minister is wanted on an international arrest warrant for alleged corruption following accusations of bribery involving Italian energy giant Eni.

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Saipem CEO out in corruption probe

Italian oil and gas drilling contractor Saipem SpA confirmed that it is under investigation for corruption by Italian authorities for alleged payments in Algeria.

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Graft Probe Shakes Algeria Energy Sector

Mohamed Meziane, the chief of Algeria's state energy company Sonatrach, and ten other executives are under investigation for corruption, according to reports.The head of Algeria's state energy firm Sonatrach and ten other company executives are under investigation for corruption. Reports this week from several sources including said Mohamed Meziane, Sonatrach's president since 2003, has stepped down because of the ongoing investigation.

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