libya oil

East Libyan Oil Firm AGOCO’s Output Rises to 320,000 BPD

BENGAHZI, Libya, Oct 3 – Libya’s Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) said on Monday that its production had risen to 320,000 barrels per day (bpd), up from about 290,000 bpd late last week, helping to push the country’s production above 500,000 bpd. The increase followed a rise in production at the Sarir field to around

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Libya Exports First Oil Cargo from Ras Lanuf Port Since 2014

BENGHAZI, Libya Sept 21 – An oil tanker left the Libyan port of Ras Lanuf for Italy early on Wednesday with the first crude export cargo from the terminal since at least late 2014, the port manager said. The port manager said a second tanker was preparing to load at Ras Lanuf, one of four

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Western Nations Urge Calm at Libyan Oil Port

PARIS, Aug 10 – Western countries including the United States, France and Britain said in a joint statement on Wednesday they were concerned by mounting tension around the Zueitina oil terminal in Libya. Washington, Paris, London and the governments of Germany, Spain and Italy urged a return to government control of all oil and gas

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Libya Oil Exports Threatened as NOC Warns Against Port Deal

By Ahmad Ghaddar, Libby George and Aidan Lewis LONDON/TUNIS, July 24 – Libya’s hopes to boost crude exports have been dealt a blow after the head of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) objected to a deal between the government and local guards to reopen key ports. In a letter seen by Reuters to U.N. Libya

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Oil Corporation Allied to East Libya Gov’t Loading Tanker for Export

BENGHAZI, Libya, April 25 – A parallel national oil corporation allied to Libya’s eastern government was loading a shipment of 650,000 barrels at the Marsa el-Hariga terminal on Monday in an effort to sell oil for the first time, officials said. The eastern NOC has long been trying to sell oil, but has been opposed

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Libya’s NOC Warns of More Daesh Attacks on Oil Facilities

By Aidan Lewis TRIPOLI, Feb 22 – Libya’s oil facilities are likely to suffer further attacks unless a United Nations-backed unity government is approved, the head of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) told Reuters in an interview on Monday. Mustafa Sanalla also said suspected Daesh militants had staged their latest attack against Libya’s oil infrastructure last

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