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Rising Oil Prices bolster April Revenues

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has reported a 22-percent increase in income for April. The company said it received “1.87 billion USD from sales of crude oil and derived products, in addition to taxes and royalties received from concession contracts – a monthly increase of approximately 340 million USD (+22%)“. Revenue figures were bolstered by […]

Water Supplies Restored to Tripoli

By John Lee. Water supplies have reportedly been restored to Tripoli’s 2.5 million residents, two days after a water control station in Jabal al-Hasawna, southwestern Libya, was deliberately shut down, cutting off water supply from the Great Man-Made River (GMMR). The UN Humanitarian Coordinator, Maria Ribeiro, condemned the cutting off of supplies: “Such attacks against […]

Tripoli Death Toll now over 500

By John Lee. At least 510 people have been killed and 2,467 wounded since Khalifa Hifter’s Libyan National Army (LNA) launched its offensive Tripoli, the World Health Organization (WHO) said late on Monday. (Source: WHO) (Picture credit: Hakeem Gadi)

Latest Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: 3 production separators at GOSP 3,7, &8 at Nafoora field project No-M-14, Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) Refurbishment of Laboratory Building (Nafoora Oil Field), Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) Refurbishment of Laboratory Building (Messla Oil Field), Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) Inspection and […]

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: Political Affairs Officer, UNSMIL – United Nations Support Mission in Libya Translator, UNSMIL – United Nations Support Mission in Libya Mission Planning Officer, UNSMIL – United Nations Support Mission in Libya Special Assistant, Political Affairs, UNSMIL – United Nations Support Mission in Libya […]

3F Wins Explosives Disposal Contract

By John Lee. Libyan NGO Free Fields Foundation (3F) has won a contract to provide a “Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Non-Technical Survey in Benghazi.” The contract was granted by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), and is valued at $447,465. (Source: UN)

Weekly Security Report from Whispering Bell

Advertising Feature Whispering Bell produces a 7-10 page report that covers the past week of political, security, and economic events that occurred within Libya, comprehensive data/risk collection, maps for country-wide security events, and includes forward-looking analysis on the political and security situation over the coming weeks. Please click here to download an edited version of […]

Support for Hifter could cost Egypt work in Libya

By Ahmed Fouad for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Egypt’s support for Hifter could cost it work in Libya Egyptians looking to snag lucrative reconstruction contracts in Libya are divided over whether their country’s support for one side in the […]