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Chapter | Energy from The Report: Tunisia 2018

Despite its comparably lower volume of hydrocarbons reserves, Tunisia has largely been able to effectively allocate them to meet its development needs. However, as its oil and gas reserves diminish, the long-term energy strategy will increasingly rely on diversified sources. Although an uptake in exploration efforts may yield new exploitable reserves, an acceleration of renewable energy...

Tunisia is working to gradually improve its economic indicators by means of tough yet necessary structural reforms. Although significant strides have been made since 2011, the country continues to face acute macroeconomic imbalances, while coincident reforms have suffered from changing administrations in the years following the revolution, negatively affecting economic growth.

La soumission récente de propositions portant sur la construction d’un nouveau parc solaire en Tunisie met en avant le potentiel du pays dans le domaine des énergies renouvelables, à l'heure où la demande d’énergie nationale monte en flèche.

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Why is it important to further privatise the electricity market in Tunisia?


In 2006 large reserves of natural gas and condensate were discovered in the Jenein Sud permit in the Ghadames basin. Since then, the Tunisian National Oil Company (Entreprise Tunisienne d’Activités Pétrolières, ETAP) and Austrian oil and gas company OMV have worked to industrialise the field as part of the Nawara Development Project by...