New Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Demolition of Tank-13 at Ras Lanuf Tank Farm, Harouge Oil Operations (HOO) Slickline Services for Reservoir Monitoring, Rigless and Rig Activity at Sabratha Platform and Bahr Essalam Offshore Field, Mellitah Oil and Gas Upgrade of Transmission System, Mellitah Oil and Gas Catering and cleaning […]

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: Program Manager, International Medical Corps (IMC) Deputy Director for Operations, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Secretary, European Union Delegation to Libya (Sourcse: UN, EU)

GardaWorld Weekly Security Report

GardaWorld, a global leader in comprehensive security and risk management, has made its weekly security report available to Libya Business News readers. Prepared by GardaWorld’s Risk Analysis Team in the country, this essential report includes short- and medium-term outlooks on the security situation, reports and commentary on recent significant events, and a detailed overview of […]

Shell Buys from Libya after 5-Yr Absence

By John Lee. Shell has reportedly lifted a cargo of 600,000 barrels of crude oil from Zueitina port, its first from country in 5 years. While not giving any specific details of the deal, a Shell spokesperson said the company’s Shell International Trading & Shipping (STASCO) said “has a history marketing Libyan crudes. We welcome […]

Sharara Oilfield Shut Again

By John Lee. Libya’s largest oilfield has reportedly been closed since Saturday because of a pipeline blockade. According to Reuters, the National Oil Corporation (NOC) declared force majeure on loadings of Sharara crude from the Zawiya oil terminal. Sharara is run as a joint venture between the NOC, Repsol, Total, OMV and Statoil. In recent […]

The Case Against Elections in Libya

The current rush to hold elections will “condemn the Libyan people to a future of apartheid and instability“, according to a founding board member of the Libyan American Public Affairs Council (LAPAC). Writing in Foreign Affairs, Emadeddin Zahri Muntasser argues that the current law gives minority voters more power over the majority, effectively disenfranchising large […]

New Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Work-over rig (Tibisti field), Harouge Oil Operations (HOO) Work-over rig (Amal field), Harouge Oil Operations (HOO) Catering and Cleaning Services, Mellitah Oil and Gas Satellite stations, Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) (Source: NOC)