ENGIE’s businesses in Algeria

ENGIE has been active in Algeria since the early 60’s, mainly through Exploration-Production of natural gas and long term agreement for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) businesses. More recently, the Group has confirmed its engagement for sustainable development by developing a wide range of energy efficiency services and environmental solutions through Cofely Algeria, ENGIE Fabricom, ENGIE INEO and ENGIE AXIMA.


  • In Algeria, ENGIE is still present in E&P through the Touat project.

A production-sharing agreement with Sonatrach was signed for the Touat region in southwest Algeria, in the Sahara desert. Production should start in 2018 for a period of 27 years. Expected output is 4.5 billion m3 of gas and 630,000 barrels of condensates per year in the plateau phase.


Energy efficiency services

  • ENGIE (Cofely Algeria)

COFELY ALGERIA was created in Algiers in 2015 as a local company for the development of energy services, facility management and multi-technical engineering activities for tertiary and industrial clients such as CEVITAL, multi-technical maintenance contracts for malls (Bouira, Mostagnanem and Ain Defla), KPMG headquarters in Algiers, …

  • ENGIE Fabricom

Head office: Algiers (since 2008)/ branch office: Oran (since 2010).  Local staff: 13

Fabricom International Operations is active in Algeria since 1994.

ENGIE Fabricom has been working with considerable success in the Oil & Natural Gas sector in North Africa with Sonatrach, Sonelgaz and its subsidiaries in Algeria for nearly 20 years. This collaboration involved projects such as those at Arzew, Skikda, Ghardaia, In Amenas and Hassi R’Mel.

In 2008, ENGIE Fabricom opened an office in Oran in the heart of the country’s petroleum and natural gas region in order to raise the number of Algerian and other companies it can serve with particular emphasis on industrial maintenance and large-scale projects.

ENGIE Fabricom has won contracts for the construction of two new gas turbine power plants at El Golea and In Amenas.

The company is currently turning its attention to lumpsum / turnkey / EPC projects where it can offer added value based on multidisciplinary project management and expertise. ENGIE Fabricom is now involved in the construction of a power plant for Sonelgaz and lubricant oil blending plant for Total.



  • El Golea gas turbine power plant (40 MW): Global project and Construction Management as subcontractor for Turbomach. Installation is now fully operational. {picture : El Golea gas turbine power plant -1}
  • The Amenas gas turbine power plant (30 MW): installation of six gas turbines for Turbomach
  • Re-instrumentation & automation of the Naftec Arzew The contract is signed in partnership with Honeywell Belgium, the main contractor {picture: Naftec Refinery – reinstrumentation & automation}
  • Scada Gazoduc Arzew – Hassi R’Mel: Collaboration with ABB on the West Gazoduc of Sonatrach (automation works only).
  • Samsung Naama power plant 1300MW: execution of the E&I works will soon begin
Naftec Arzew

ENGIE INEO is present in Algeria since 2000 through Cofely INEO Engineering & Systems which performed multi-technical projects in the country. In the past years, Cofely INEO executed telecom and security systems contracts for various clients (Conoco Philips, Sonatrach-Agip, Total– Sonatrach). In the recent past ENGIE INEO has been also involved in the urban transport sector.

ENGIE INEO plans to set a local subsidiary to develop activities in urban transport systems management and related information systems for the passengers of tram and buses.

Ongoing project:

 Urban transport: 1st tram line in Sidi Bel Abbes.  Procurement contract (passengers  information  management  system) as subcontractor of the Turkish company Yapi Merkezi.

  • ENGIE Axima 

 ENGIE Axima is actively prospecting different business development opportunities in the fields of HVAC, fluids, refrigeration and firefighting.

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