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Shell wins $150 million exploration contract in Tunisia

  • Royal Dutch Shell has won a $150 million oil exploration contract in Tunisia.

    The move comes as part of government plans to boost investment in the country’s burgeoning energy sector.

    Exploration and drilling operations will take place in the regions of El Jem, Kairouan, Sousse and Sfax, said Tunisia’s Energy Minister Lamine Chakari, without giving any further detail.