US Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP)

U.S. Embassy Libya and the Cultural Heritage Center of the Department of State’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs are pleased to announce the call for proposals for the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2019 Competition. The AFCP-supported projects include the restoration of ancient and historic buildings, assessment and conservation of rare manuscripts and museum […]

New Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Construction and Rehabilitation, Sirte Oil Company (SOC) Electrical power supply, Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) Control Gaseous Emissions, Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) Cleaning, Inspection and Roof Seal Replacement Services, Mellitah Oil & Gas (Source: National Oil Corporation) (Picture: Call for tender written […]

Can Libya’s tribes help solve crisis?

By George Mikhail for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. In September, Libya’s capital Tripoli was the scene of violent clashes between rival militias that killed 96 people and injured 306 others. The clashes pitted forces from the 7th Brigade against […]

UNSMIL Statement on Security in Southern Libya

UNSMIL deplores the deterioration of the security situation in Libya’s South and calls on the Libyan authorities to take prompt and effective action against the lawlessness engulfing the region. The Mission condemns the violations perpetrated by foreign armed groups on Libyan territory and encourages regional actors to support the national authorities in addressing the situation […]

French contribution to UN Electoral Initiative reaches $1m

H.E. French Ambassador to Libya, Ms. Béatrice Le Fraper du Hellen and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director, Mr. Sultan Hajiyev, signed a new agreement today to increase France’s contribution to the UN electoral project “Promoting Elections for the People of Libya (PEPOL)” by €650,000. This extra support comes in addition to the […]

NOC, UAE discuss Cooperation on Libya

National Oil Corporation (NOC) chairman Eng. Mustafa Sanalla met with His Excellency Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, United Arab Emirates Minister of State and Group CEO of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) in London last week. The two parties discussed mutual cooperation and the international community’s approach to Libya, including the protection of […]

Sirte Oil Company resumes Gas Field Development

Sirte Oil Company (SOC), responsible for the exploration and production of oil and gas, has resumed development drilling activity in the Sahl field at well No. O23-6, following a four-year hiatus as a result of the local security situation during this period. SOC deployed the ‘APHRON’ drilling technique on this well, under the supervision of […]

NOC warns of Lack of Security at Zawiya Refinery

The National Oil Corporation’s (NOC) board of directors has alerted the Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG) and competent authorities regarding the recent lack of protection and security at the Zawiya refinery. The NOC board warned that any continuation or failure to address this situation, to ensure staff and site protection and increase security, will affect ongoing […]