Libya’s oil minister has called for the removal of the head of the National Oil Corp. (NOC), although progress is likely to be slow.
The National Oil Corp. (NOC) has declared force majeure at its Marsa al Hariga terminal, as of April 19, blaming the Central Bank of Libya (CBL).
Libya has entered a “rare period of political stability” but it faces two major challenges, according to a recent Verisk Maplecroft report.
Total has held talks with the National Oil Corp. (NOC) on increasing production and expanding in Libya, against a background where security appears to be improving.
Libya has launched Sarir Oil Operations as a joint operating company to operate Contract Areas 91 and 107, previously held by Wintershall.
The National Oil Corp. (NOC) has lifted force majeure from the Sharara oilfield, following an agreement with the Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG).
The National Oil Corp. (NOC) has lifted force majeure at the port of Zueitina and the associated oilfields, operated by Zueitina Oil Co. (ZOC).
The Government of National Accord’s (GNA) push into Sirte risks triggering a broader conflict, as Egypt warns the city is off limits to the Tripoli administration.
Talks are under way to restart Libya’s oil exports.
Libya’s National Oil Corp. (NOC) has announced that the El Feel field has stopped producing following the arrival of an armed group.
The Libyan National Army (LNA) has suffered major setbacks in its attacks on Tripoli, home of the Government of National Accord (GNA).
The Libyan National Army’s (LNA) decision to halt exports from a number of ports brings more pressure to bear on the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) but does little to upset the international oil market.
Tunisia has recently elected a new president, demonstrating the strength of its democratic institutions. The country’s hydrocarbons industry continues to struggle, though.