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Sofreco worldwide

SOFRECO is a highly international company in terms of its clients, its partners, the nationalities of its experts, its headquarters staff and its presence in numerous countries.

Our clients

We have three types of clients: governments, administrations and public bodies; public and private companies; multilateral and bilateral development funding agencies.

Our teams

SOFRECO employs several hundred senior and junior experts of various nationalities, the vast majority of whom are technical specialists

Chemicals, fertilisers

Selected references
European Union
Study on the diversification of the Tunisian chemical industry’s products (2004)
Study on the diversification of the Tunisian chemical industry’s products in synergy with existing activities and investment potential of the Tunisian Chemical Group, and promotion of the production of high added value compounds, derivative of key chemicals (phosphate and primary derivatives, ammonia, sulphuric acid, nitric acid, fluorine, others…), disposing of an interesting market, either locally or for export, and in particular in the framework of the EU-Tunisia free trade area.
European Union
Comprehensive support to the Public Enterprise Reform and Privatisation Programme (PERPP) mainly focusing on the promotion and sale of the affiliate companies of the Metallurgical Industries Holding Company (MIHC). (2001-2002)
Proposal of privatisation strategies and/or definition of prior restructuring of 12 Affiliate Companies of the Metallurgical Industries Holding Co. (MIHC) and provision of advice and support to the MIHC in implementing the privatisation of 9 affiliate companies. The sectors targeted were steel, aluminium, ferro-alloys, non-ferrous metals, metallic construction, mining, glass and refractories, railway equipment, and river transport.
African Development Bank
Feasibility study of a crushed limestone production project (2000-2001)
Feasibility study carried out in two phases: (1) estimate of mineral resources and market study, (2) feasibility study of a crushed travertine production unit.
European Union
Improving industrial energy efficiency (2003-2004)
Increase competitiveness in industry through energy efficient production by: 1) promoting energy management by way of energy auditing, reductions in energy consumption and energy efficiency; 2) developing and implementing a training programme for industrial managers; 3) further developing the training of energy auditors at the Energy Efficiency Centre; and 4) developing and implementing a system of voluntary certification for energy auditors (as subcontractor of Dansk Energi Management).
Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan
European Union
Rapid-Response Expert Facility for developing energy supplies and interstate transportation in Central Asia (2006-2009)
Establishment of a Rapid-Response Expert Facility consisting of pre-approved experts that will provide support and assistance to beneficiaries in developing concrete and attractive oil and gas investment projects that will qualify for IFI financing.
Legal assistance for the drafting of a supply concession contract for the Alençon network with Gaz de France (2005)
Further to the opening of the gas market to competition, the urban community of Alençon requested legal and technical assistance in drafting and negotiating a public service concession agreement with Gaz de France, for the operation of the town’s gas network.
Asian Development Bank
Assistance in negotiations of gas trading agreement within the Regional Gas Transmission Improvement Project (2005)
The ADB is currently preparing financial assistance for the rehabilitation of 30% of a 79km gas transmission pipeline from the border of Tajikistan with Uzbekistan to Dushanbe. Until now, gas sale volumes and prices have been negotiated and agreed by the governments of Uzbekistan and Tajikistan on an annual basis. To make the proposed project profitable, a long-term gas sale/purchase contract agreeable to both the governments of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan needs to be developed.
World Bank
Carbon finance development for flare reduction projects (2005-2006)
Enhancement of project developers' and national authorities’ access to the full range of technical, policy and greenhouse gas market information required to advance a project, and development of a solid policy framework enabling carbon crediting projects to move ahead.
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