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Foster Wheeler Wins Nafusah FEED Contract

Foster Wheeler Wins Nafusah FEED Contract

Foster Wheeler has announced that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group, in joint venture with Taknia Libya Engineering Company (Taknia), has been awarded a front-end engineering design (FEED) contract by Nafusah Oil Operations B.V. Libyan Branch for an onshore oilfield development, known as the Area 47 Development Project in Libya. Area 47 […]

Libya Revives Exports From Sharara

Libya Revives Exports From Sharara

Oil exports from Sharara, which started again on Monday 21st July, is a sign of the country’s oil industry revival, Wall Street Journal reported on Monday. According to sources familiar with the situation, the first oil tanker will be delivered to the Spanish company Repsol, which is the National Oil Corporation‘s partner in the development […]

Liberals Defeat Islamists in Libyan Elections

Liberals Defeat Islamists in Libyan Elections

Libya’s High National Elections Commission (HNEC) has announced the final results of the parliamentary elections held on 25th June. The results are for “individual candidates”, with parties and lists were disallowed, and according to a report from AFP the future make-up of the 200-seat parliament will only be known after the formation of political blocs. […]

Zuwara Airport “Preparing to handle Int’l Flights”

Zuwara Airport “Preparing to handle Int’l Flights”

Libya Herald reports that the airport at Zuwara [Zwara] is preparing to take domestic and international flights, while fighting between rival militias continues at Tripoli International Airport. Airport manager Fathi Al-Hamasa has told the Libyan news agency LANA that the airport was technically able to take international flights, but that some equipment was in need […]

Foster Wheeler Wins Nafusah FEED Contract

Foster Wheeler Wins Nafusah FEED Contract

22 July 2014

Foster Wheeler has announced that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group, in joint venture with Taknia Libya Engineering Company (Taknia), has been awarded a front-end engineering design (FEED) contract by Nafusah Oil Operations B.V. Libyan Branch for an onshore oilfield development, known as the Area 47 Development Project in Libya. Area 47 […]

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Libya Revives Exports From Sharara

Libya Revives Exports From Sharara

22 July 2014

Oil exports from Sharara, which started again on Monday 21st July, is a sign of the country’s oil industry revival, Wall Street Journal reported on Monday. According to sources familiar with the situation, the first oil tanker will be delivered to the Spanish company Repsol, which is the National Oil Corporation‘s partner in the development […]

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Liberals Defeat Islamists in Libyan Elections

Liberals Defeat Islamists in Libyan Elections

22 July 2014

Libya’s High National Elections Commission (HNEC) has announced the final results of the parliamentary elections held on 25th June. The results are for “individual candidates”, with parties and lists were disallowed, and according to a report from AFP the future make-up of the 200-seat parliament will only be known after the formation of political blocs. […]

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Zuwara Airport “Preparing to handle Int’l Flights”

Zuwara Airport “Preparing to handle Int’l Flights”

22 July 2014

Libya Herald reports that the airport at Zuwara [Zwara] is preparing to take domestic and international flights, while fighting between rival militias continues at Tripoli International Airport. Airport manager Fathi Al-Hamasa has told the Libyan news agency LANA that the airport was technically able to take international flights, but that some equipment was in need […]

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Germany Contributes to UNICEF in Libya

Germany Contributes to UNICEF in Libya

22 July 2014

The German Government has scontributed EUR 100,000 to UNICEF in Libya. The contribution, aimed at strengthening national capacities to fulfil child rights in Libya, was signed today in Tripoli through an agreement between the German Ambassador to the country, Christian Much, and Mr. Ghassan Khalil, UNICEF Special Representative in Libya. The agreement was also signed […]

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Oil Exports fall by Third in 2013

Oil Exports fall by Third in 2013

22 July 2014

Petroleum exports from Libya have fallen by one-third in 2013 compared to 2014, according to data produced by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). Exports brought in revenues of $40.163 billion in 2013, down from $60.188 billion the year before. The figure is also lower than the revenues in 2010, before the revolution that […]

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Weekly Security Report by SNE Special Projects 22 July 2014

Weekly Security Report by SNE Special Projects 22 July 2014

22 July 2014

SNE assesses that travel to Libya should be put on hold at present unless for business essential reasons only and advises that stringent security and travel management plans are in place. An itinerary specific pre-travel risk assessment including mitigation measures are recommended. In-country personnel should be confident in their evacuation procedures and crisis management plans […]

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Brega Oil Port to Reopen

Brega Oil Port to Reopen

21 July 2014

Reuters reports that Libya state oil company, the National Oil Corporation (NOC), has reached a deal with security guards to end the protest at the oil port of Brega. As a result, the terminal is expected to reopen on Tuesday. Reopening Brega would allow the state-run Sirte Oil Company (SOC) to start producing again and […]

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Eni, Repsol Evacuate Staff

Eni, Repsol Evacuate Staff

21 July 2014

Oil giants Eni and Repsol have evacuated expatriates from Libya following escalating violence at Tripoli’s airport, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. Spain’s Repsol withdrew its expatriates on Friday by road to Tunisia, after fighting between rival militia groups closed Tripoli International Airport. Italy’s Eni is said to have brought its expats […]

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Maltese Evacuees Arrive Safely from Libya

Maltese Evacuees Arrive Safely from Libya

21 July 2014

The Times of Malta reports that round 70 Maltese nationals arrived back in Malta from Libya on a relief flight commissioned by the Maltese government. The Maltese government contacted expatriates and asked whether they wanted to return to Malta. They paid €260 each for the flight, which was operated by Medavia. (Source: Times of Malta) […]

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Parliament to be Moved to Benghazi

Parliament to be Moved to Benghazi

15 July 2014

Libya is to press ahead with plans to move the country’s parliament from Tripoli to Benghazi, despite a collapse in law and order in the city. According to a report from Reuters, the plan is part of efforts to rebuild state authority in the underdeveloped east, neglected by Libyan governments for decades. Justice Minister Saleh […]

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UK Firm Interprets for Libyan Military Training

UK Firm Interprets for Libyan Military Training

15 July 2014

The British Ministry of Defence has appointed the technology-enabled language solution provider, thebigword, to deliver interpreting for its training of the Libyan military. Under the contract, awarded following a competitive tendering process, thebigword will provide up to 55 interpreters a day who will work intensively alongside the UK and Libyan troops covering everything from classroom […]

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