GDF SUEZ and Tunisian Electricity and Gas pen MoU
Cooperation agreement covers strategy, training and technical support services.
GDF SUEZ and Societe Tunisienne de l’Electricite et du Gaz (Tunisian Company of Electricity and Gas – STEG) are set to rekindle a relationship first developed during the 1990s.
Jean-Claude Depail, GDF SUEZ executive vice president in charge of the Infrastructures business line, and Rachid Ben Daly Hassen, chairman and CEO of STEG, signed a memorandum of understanding to develop cooperation between the two groups.
The first of the exchanges planned for 2015 will focus on providing training to STEG employees on the gas supply chain, technical aspects of gas facilities, and safety, the French company said in a statement.
This will be supplemented with technical support services in gas transport and distribution.
The agreement also provides for GDF SUEZ to give STEG further support in the form of strategic reflection on the developing energy mix in Tunisia.
“GDF SUEZ is delighted to have renewed its cooperation with Tunisia, a country which is experiencing growing energy demands and which is looking to guarantee the security of its supply,” the statement said.