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Wintershall Dea sees Risks to Libyan Production

By John Lee. The CEO of Germany’s Wintershall Dea has said that the current instability in Libya presents a significant risk to the company’s on-shore production. On the sidelines of the 2019 St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF-2019), Mario Mehren (pictured) told TASS: “We have offshore production that has the advantage of being offshore so […]

Bahr Essalam recovery operation saves $23m

By John Lee. The Mellitah Oil and Gas Company (MOG), a National Oil Corporation (NOC) operating company, has successfully performed a ‘fishing operation’ to recover a production string stuck in the CE02 well of Libya’s largest producing offshore gas field – Bahr Essalam. The 24-day operation was conducted by a drilling team from MOG’s gas […]

Raguba Development Well adds Oil Capacity

By John Lee. The Sirte Oil Company (SOC), a fully-owned subsidiary of the National Oil Company (NOC), has successfully completed testing of development well E 111-20, located in the Raguba oil field. The well will add 1102 barrels per day (bpd) to local production. Development testing, concluded on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, utilised a mobile […]

Latest Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Replace 80KM 30” AMNA pipeline towards Ras Lanuf tank farm, Harouge Oil Operations Supply and replace of 80KM 30” Messla pipeline towards to Ras Lanuf tank farm, Harouge Oil Operations Security Services, ENI CCTV upgrade at Mellitah, ENI Electricity sub-station, Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) […]

NOC welcomes release of Oil Workers’ Union Chief

By John Lee. The chairman of the National Oil Corporation (NOC), Mustafa Sanalla, today expressed his relief regarding the release of Saad Dinar, NOC employee and head of the Libyan Oil Workers’ Union, by his abductors. Engineer Sanalla thanked all of those who supported NOC’s campaign to secure Saad’s release. “NOC is relieved to see […]

NOC to Develop North Hamada Oil Field

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has said it is keen to develop the North Hamada oil field, operated by Nafusa Oil Operations. This field is located in concession 47 of the Ghadames basin in the Northwest of Libya. A technical team held a workshop on May 20, 2019, to discuss proposals submitted for the development […]

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