Economy/Industry Wire: Despite Algeria and Libya having hard time with foreign investor perception, the oil and gas economy shows signs of sustained activity. With widespread insecurity in the Greater Sahara and governments facing a crisis of credibility, one would think that talks of large investments would have to be delayed. Not if you listen to the various pronouncements and one sector that look hot is the oil refining industry. Developments in this space are being closely watched and monitored by engineering and construction firms, as well as their armies of systems and technology suppliers. Download paper.