North Africa

Morocco's Bakkoury and Benkhadra discuss country's evolving energy landscape

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, Morocco has 20 trillion cubic feet of recoverable shale oil and gas resources. What are the country's plans for exploring these shale deposits? During today's OnPoint, Mustapha Bakkoury, president of the Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy, and Amina Benkhadra, Morocco's director general of the National Office of Hydrocarbons and Mines, discuss Morocco's evolving domestic energy supply landscape and its aggressive target to produce 42 percent of its electricity through renewables by 2020.