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New Oil Pipeline from Anafura to Amal

The s National Oil Corporation (NOC) and the Arabian Gulf Company for Oil have entered an agreement with Wintershall (Libya) to build a crude oil pipeline from the Anafura field (affiliated with the Arabian Gulf Company) to the Amal field (affiliated with the Harouge Oil Operations Company). The 24-inch pipeline will be approximately 55 km […]

Suppliers to Default on Libyan Grain Deal?

Reuters reports that the rising price of wheat on world markets could jeopardise a recent Libyan grain deal. The contract, agreed on 4th July, was for the supply of 50,000 tonnes of milling wheat. “A lot of people will be surprised if that deal goes through as it looks like a loss-maker,” one dealer told […]

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100 Egyptian Firms Competing for Libyan Business

The head of the Egyptian-Libyan Businessmen Committee, Mr. Nasser al-Bayan, has said that 100 Egyptian contracting companies are competing to win business in Libya. According to the report from Libya Business, businesses and investors are trying to win contracts for the provision of building materials as well as heavy building machinery. Mr. Bayan told al-Wadi […]

US Pledges Continued Support to Libya

Deputy Secretary William Burns visited Libya on Saturday, July 14 for meetings with Government of Libya officials. After meeting with Libyan Prime Minister Abdulrahim Elkieb, he issued the following statement to the press: Good morning. It’s a pleasure to be in Tripoli. And it’s a pleasure to meet again with the Prime Minister, and with […]

Libya and Liberia Restore Relations

The foreign minister of the Libyan transitional government, Ashur ben Khaila [Ashour Bin Khayal] (pictured), has reportedly signed a memorandum normalizing relations with the state of Liberia. The ministers met in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on the margins of the African Summit meeting. The Liberian president sent a message of congratulations to the Libyan […]

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Oil & Gas Exploration Workshop: Vision and Challenges

Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) plans to hold a workshop on exploration activity in Libya with the participation of national experts, on 17th and 18th, December 2012. The workshop will address the following issues: The results of exploratory activity 2000-2012. Libyan oil law and its role in organization of procedural matters. Contract patterns – the […]

“Libya will Surprise the World”, Prime Minister

Prime Minister Abdelrahim al-Kib [Abd al-Rahim al-Keeb] (pictured) has predicted a bright future for foreign investment in Libya, especially in the oil sector, whose infrastructure needs to be overhauled. In an interview with AFP, he said: “The plan is to revamp the whole thing and work on the infrastructure of the oil and gas industry… […]

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Pre-Qual Tender for Maintenance Work at Azzawiya Refinery

Azzawiya Oil Refining Company Inc. (ARC) located 45 KM west of Tripoli, Libya has invited specialized and capable national and international companies to apply for their prequalification for the above project. A summary of the works is as follows : 1. Project Description The maintenance works for the above heaters shall include, but not limited […]