libyan 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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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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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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Staff Evacuated from Shuttered Libyan Oil Fields Due to Militant Threat

BENGHAZI, Libya, April 10 – Staff have been evacuated from three oil fields in eastern Libya because of fears of attacks by Daesh militants, but production has not been affected because the fields are shut, oil and security officials said on Sunday. Daesh militants have launched frequent attacks on Libyan oil fields and terminals in recent months,

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