A thriller set against the back drop of terrorism in the Oil and Gas fields of Algeria and a looming environmental disaster.
Paul Banner, an ex Legionnaire working for an elite unit of MI6, is sent on his most dangerous mission yet, to work undercover for an oil company based in the oil town of Hassi Medila in central Algeria.
Al Qaeda in North Africa has had their ranks swelled by returning Islamic fighters from wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. With newly found skills and a hunger for martyrdom in their own homeland they set out to shoot down a foreign commercial airliner transporting oil workers into the country.
Shortly after arriving in Algeria, Banner is joined by a young inexperienced but highly intelligent computer security specialist. The story follows the agents as they track the terrorist cell transporting the missiles across lawless Mauritania, into Mali and up into Southern Algeria.
Blair Dyer, CEO of BOGEL Oil & Gas Corporation is a world leader in green technology that stores millions of tonnes of CO2 underground. Gas is extracted from the underneath the scorched Saharan desert and separated from the CO2 and pumped back into the earth where it is stored in underground natural reservoirs, substantially reducing carbon emissions, but the technology is flawed and causing villages to fall ill.