Libya’s National Oil Corp. (NOC) has expressed concerns about increasing military presence at its facilities and the seizure of jet fuel at Zueitina.
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.
As world powers met in Berlin to hash out a way forward in Libya, local pressures in the North African state took virtually all of its oil production offline.
Oil loadings at two major terminals in Libya have been halted due to armed clashes in the area.
An oil tanker has left the Libyan port of Ras Lanuf for Italy with the first crude export cargo from the terminal in two years.