Weekly Security Report by SNE Special Projects 03 May 2016

In a pre-recorded speech marking nearly 30 days since his arrival into Tripoli, the head of the UN backed Government of National Accord (GNA), Fayez al-Sarraj called for a united Libya. He said there were many challenges facing his government, which in order to begin operating has yet to receive the endorsement of the country’s […]

Eni re-negotiates with Edison over Libya Contract

By John Lee. Eni is reported to be re-negotiating the terms of its Libyan gas supply contract with fellow Italian company Edison. According to Platts, Eni CFO Massimo Mondazzi told analysts on a conference call after Eni’s Q1 results announcement: “Relating to the Edison contract, we had the final arbitration judgement at the end of 2015 […]

Blacklisted Oil Tanker Returns to Libya

By John Lee. The tanker that the Tobruk government had been using to try to export oil from Eastern Libya has returned to the country on Saturday, after it was blacklisted by the United Nations and refused entry to Malta. The eastern government’s parallel oil company had hoped to sell the Indian-flagged Distya Ameya‘s cargo of […]

New Int’l Jobs in Tripoli

The United Nations (UN) has advertised new jobs in Libya. Please click on the following links for further details: M&E Officer with the International Medical Corps Medical Director with the International Medical Corps Programme Analyst with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) (Source: UN) (Recruitment image via Shutterstock)

33 Civilian Casualties in Libya last month

From 1 April to 30 April 2016, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented 47 civilian casualties, including 33 deaths and 14 injuries, during the conduct of hostilities across Libya. Victims included 2 children injured, 18 men killed and 5 injured, 4 women injured, and 15 adults killed and 3 injured where the […]

Technical Presentation on Oil & Gas Reserves

A technical presentation on the results of the evaluation and assessment of oil and gas reserves in the sedimentary basins in Libya was given recently at National Oil Corporation (NOC) offices in Tripoli. These evaluations and assessments were conducted by the technical team formed under the Board of Directors Resolution no. 22 for the year […]

UN Bans Renegade Libyan Oil Tanker

By John Lee. The UN security council has blacklisted an Indian-flagged tanker for illegally transporting crude oil on behalf of the Tobruk government. The Distya Ameya was put on the list on Wednesday for carrying oil in violation of a UN resolution prohibiting shipments from rebel-held ports, according to a report from Associated Press. It […]

Concern over Daesh Attacks on Oil Fields

Martin Kobler is Deeply Concerned by Daesh Attacks on Oil Fields; He Calls on all Parties in Libya to Respect PC Authority over Libya’s Resources Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Martin Kobler is deeply concerned by recent incursions by the so-called Islamic State (IS, […]