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Libya Keeping Italy in Propane

Exports of Libyan gas are helping to compensate for reduced Italian refinery production following the temporary closure of the Gela and Falconara refineries for maintenance. According to Platts, the quantities of propane currently being exported from Libya are said by sources to be about 30% lower than the pre-civil war levels. Propane exports from the Libyan […]

Libya to License Private ISPs

The government of Libya has indicated that it would issue license local private sector companies to offer internet access across the country for the first time. Afriquejet cites a report from Pyramid Research as saying that several organisations had been awarded concessions to provide local internet access, including IT services company Al Falak, Bayt Al […]

UK Supports Women’s Empowerment in Libya

The British Embassy in Tripoli is pleased to be funding a 14-month project with DCA to support women’s empowerment in Libya. The project started in March 2012 and is scheduled to run until May 2013. It focuses on providing training and mentoring to Libyan civil society organisations wishing to promote women’s participation in the political […]

AGOCO Extends Tenders at Tobruk

The Main Tender Committee (MTC) of the Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) announces the extension of the release of tenders according to the following table: So, to all qualified, Specialized companies which have previous experience and which have the intention to submit to one or more of the above tenders, to receive directly specification booklets through […]

NOC Expects to Reach Crude Target by Feb

The chairman of Libya’s state-run National Oil Corporation (NOC) has told Bloomberg that crude oil output will increase to a target of 1.7 million barrels a day by February. Nuri Berruien [Nuri Balrwin] (pictured) said the country currently pumps 1.55 million to 1.57 million barrels a day. “The situation on the market caused production disruption, […]

Zueitina Pre-Qual for Power Cables

Zueitina Oil Company intends to issue the below tender and wishes to invite for pre-qualification interested, experienced and reputable companies specialized in manufacturing flat ESP power cables stated below: The scope of work and supply. “5KV rating, ESP flat down hole power cable, desingned to operate under max 400ºF 3-conductor, AWG#1, stranded (7-wire), tinned copper, […]

India Could Offer Scholarships to Libyans

Tripoli Post reports that under its ITEC Programme, India says it could offer scholarships to Libyans in the IT, Banking, and SME development. During a meeting on Thursday with the Governor of the Central Bank of Libya, the Indian Ambassador to Tripoli, Mr. Anil Trigunayat (pictured), also discussed cooperation in the areas of information technology, […]

NOC Refuses to Confirm or Deny Refinery Restart

According to the Libya Herald, the National Oil Corporation (NOC) is refusing to confirm or deny reports that the Ras Lanuf oil refinery will resume operations by 28th August. “I cannot confirm or deny anything because I have no information about this”, a NOC spokesman told the Libya Herald. Repeated announcements have been made regarding […]