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- Director Counsel ( Oct. 2019 to day)
- Legal Manager (May 2016 to Oct.2019)
- Contracts Manager ( NOV 2012 – to May 2016).
- Contracts & Litigation Director/Interim (Nov 2011-to
- Contracts Deputy Director (May 2008 to Nov 2011)-
- Lead Group Association Contracts (May 2004-to May
- Legal Counsel (Dec 1998 to May 2004)
Awards and Certifications
Providing legal advice and opinion on legal and
regulatory issues including advice related to contracts
and oil and gas operations;
Providing advice to ensure that agreements are
structured to protect; Company’s rights and interests
whilst limiting the Company’s liabilities and risk
Member of Working Groups of Exploration&
Production bid rounds in Algeria, LNG Integrated
project and Downstream projects (Transportation,
Negotiation of International E&P opportunities, Bid
Rounds and Farmout/Farmin. (Bid rounds in Libya,
Nigeria, Mauritania, Egypt...);
Negotiation acquisitions & investments in
International oil & gas new venture opportunities;
Knowledge of E&P transactions, especially host
government, Production; Sharing Agreements, Joint
Operating Agreements, Service Contracts, Farmout
Agreement, Accounting Procedure, joint venture, gas
and LNG agreements, construction & procurement
Participation in drafting of Instructions to bidders and
bid rounds procedures (Exploration & Production
Agreements; EPC contracts…);
Participation and negotiation of pre-litigation of the
Management of the litigation (judicial, arbitration,
Negotiation of many Settlement Agreements;
I started work in Oil & Gas sector in 1999 for the algerian state company "SONATRACH" as a lawyer and later as a Legal Manager. I have 22 years of experience in the oil & gas industry especially upstream and downstream oil & gas transactions, Production Sharing Agreements, Joint Operating Agreements, Service Contracts, Farmout/Farmin Agreements, joint ventures, shareholder agreements, development of major energy and construction & procurement (EPC) projects and international arbitration.
I worked and developped oil opportunities and agreements in international activities in Africa and South America.
1980–1985 University of Tizi Ouzou - Algeria
Law Graduate. Option Private Law.
1997–1998 University of Tizi Ouzou- Algeria
Aptitude Certificate for Barrister Profession (CAPA).
1994–1995 Ecole Nationale d’Administration Algiers
Specialised Post Graduation Training in Management.