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Oil Output Rallies to 700,000 bpd

Oil Output Rallies to 700,000 bpd

A spokesman for Libya’s state-owned National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on Monday that crude oil production has increased to 700,000 barrels per day (bpd), its highest level since June last year. Production has been steadily ramping up in the past month after exports finally resumed from the eastern ports of Es Sider and Ras Lanuf, […]

Medserv Optimistic on Libya Business

Medserv Optimistic on Libya Business

Malta-based oil logistics firm Medserv has said that operations at its Misurata base continue, but at a very low level. According to a report from Malta Independent, work has also commenced on one of the two offshore contracts announced earlier this year relating to drilling offshore Libya, and the other is due to start in […]

Overview of Libya’s Government(s) and Militias

Overview of Libya’s Government(s) and Militias

Irish journalist Mary Fitzgerald is featured in the Middle East Week podcast, discussing the ongoing turmoil in Libya. In discussion with Karl Morland, she gives a comprehensive overview of the current status of the Libyan government, the variety of groups and individuals involved in the conflict, and the role of tribes in Libya. Click here […]

Libyan Instability Hits Irish Sheep Exports

Libyan Instability Hits Irish Sheep Exports

Live sheep exports from Ireland have fallen by more than 72 percent in July as a result of the continuing instability in Libya. Declan Fennell of Bord Bia, the Irish meat marketing board, told Agriland: “In July 2014, live exports are back by 27,164 head, equivalent to 72% drop when compared to the same period […]

Oil Output Rallies to 700,000 bpd

Oil Output Rallies to 700,000 bpd

02 September 2014

A spokesman for Libya’s state-owned National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on Monday that crude oil production has increased to 700,000 barrels per day (bpd), its highest level since June last year. Production has been steadily ramping up in the past month after exports finally resumed from the eastern ports of Es Sider and Ras Lanuf, […]

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Medserv Optimistic on Libya Business

Medserv Optimistic on Libya Business

02 September 2014

Malta-based oil logistics firm Medserv has said that operations at its Misurata base continue, but at a very low level. According to a report from Malta Independent, work has also commenced on one of the two offshore contracts announced earlier this year relating to drilling offshore Libya, and the other is due to start in […]

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Overview of Libya’s Government(s) and Militias

Overview of Libya’s Government(s) and Militias

02 September 2014

Irish journalist Mary Fitzgerald is featured in the Middle East Week podcast, discussing the ongoing turmoil in Libya. In discussion with Karl Morland, she gives a comprehensive overview of the current status of the Libyan government, the variety of groups and individuals involved in the conflict, and the role of tribes in Libya. Click here […]

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Libyan Instability Hits Irish Sheep Exports

Libyan Instability Hits Irish Sheep Exports

02 September 2014

Live sheep exports from Ireland have fallen by more than 72 percent in July as a result of the continuing instability in Libya. Declan Fennell of Bord Bia, the Irish meat marketing board, told Agriland: “In July 2014, live exports are back by 27,164 head, equivalent to 72% drop when compared to the same period […]

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Militias ‘Seize Ministries’ as al-Thinni Reappointed

Militias ‘Seize Ministries’ as al-Thinni Reappointed

02 September 2014

The Libyan government has said that militias have captured most government ministries in Tripoli, adding that armed men had blocked staff from entering offices. BBC News reports that militiamen seized the US embassy on Sunday, with videos showing cheering men diving from a balcony into a swimming pool. Meanwhile, Abdullah al-Thinni [Al-Thani, al-Thanay] (pictured) has been […]

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Weekly Security Update by SNE 2nd September 2014

Weekly Security Update by SNE 2nd September 2014

02 September 2014

Whilst Tripoli seems to be experiencing a relative calming situation given the recent weeks of torment and disruption, Heavy fighting broke out on the coast road to Zawia this morning. First reports suggested that Warshefana militiamen were mounting a counterattack to retake ground they conceded to Libya Dawn forces a week ago. However it was […]

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Joint Statement on Libya …

Joint Statement on Libya …

01 September 2014

Joint Statement on Libya by the Governments of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States The governments of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States strongly condemn the escalation of fighting and violence in and around Tripoli, Benghazi, and across Libya, especially against residential areas, public facilities, and critical […]

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Video: MP Asked to Form New Govt

Video: MP Asked to Form New Govt

01 September 2014

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. At least 13 people have been killed and 45 wounded in fighting between rival militias in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi. One group has launched a new attempt to take the city’s main airport. […]

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European Council Condemns Violence in Libya

European Council Condemns Violence in Libya

01 September 2014

The European Council has strongly condemned the escalation of fighting in Libya, especially attacks against residential areas, public institutions, facilities and critical infrastructure, and called on all parties to accept an immediate cease-fire, to put an end to the suffering of the population, and to engage constructively in an inclusive political dialogue. It reaffirmed its […]

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Video: Libya in Crisis

Video: Libya in Crisis

01 September 2014

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. What are the implications for the escalating violence in deeply divided Libya.

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Libya Requests Foreign Help

Libya Requests Foreign Help

26 August 2014

Reuters reports that Libya has asked the international community to help protect its oilfields, airports and other important infrastructure against the militias. The country’s ambassador in Cairo, Mohamed Jibril, said on Monday that Libya was unable to protect its key resources. The plea came as attackers fired rockets at Labraq airport in eastern Libya, one of the […]

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Waha Oilfield Resumes Operations

Waha Oilfield Resumes Operations

26 August 2014

Libya has resulted normal operations had resumed at Waha oilfield. A spokesman for the state-owned National Oil Corporation (NOC) told The Wall Street Journal, that operations resumed at the giant field on Monday. Waha, which normally produces 160,000 bpd, supplies crude to the Es Sider terminal, which restarted exports using stored oil last week. The […]

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