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2017 Oil Production Target “Very Uncertain” – Sanalla

By John Lee. The head of Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) has said that the increases in Libyan oil production over the summer have “created a media storm.” Asked about Libya’s fourfold rise in production since last year, and whether it has undermined efforts to shrink a worldwide oil glut, Mustafa Sanalla told the Financial […]

New Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Supply and commissioning of Tug Boat — Harouge Oil Operation (HOO) Construction of New Fire Station at Brega — Sirte Oil Company Third Party Inspection Services — Mellitah Oil & Gas (Source: NOC)

New Gas Well at Bahr Essalam to start May 2018

By John Lee. Mustafa Sanalla, the Chairman of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) has held a meeting with Antonio Banza, General Manager of Eni North Africa Libya Branch, to discuss the development of the natural gas at field at Bahr Es-Salam (Second Phase), the offshore blocks E and A, and Al Wafa Field. The ongoing […]

New Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Drain pumps — Harouge Oil Operation (HOO) Replacing Existing Halon 1301 Systems of DP3 and DP4 at Bouri Field with Condensed Aerosol Extinguishing Systems., Mellitah Oil & Gas Crude oil tank D-3 at NC-73, Sahabi field — Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) Electrical power […]

Murder of Maltese Journalist possibly Linked to Libyan Smuggling

By John Lee. A senior Italian prosecutor has said that there are possible links between the murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia (pictured) in Malta last week, and an Italian investigation into an illicit fuel-smuggling network spanning Libya, Malta and Italy. Carmelo Zuccaro, who is leading the fuel-smuggling inquiry, told the Guardian he “could […]

New Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Equipment & material for new satellite stations at Sarir GC-2 & GC-4 and re-location of existing pig receivers at Sarir GC-2, Project No-(K-01) — Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) Repair/maintain a fuel Tank project number (107) at Sabha terminal — Arabian Gulf Oil […]

Italy Breaks Up Libyan Fuel Smuggling Ring

By John Lee. Italian authorities have reportedly broken up a mafia-related Libyan fuel-smuggling ring, in which at least 30 million euros of diesel was sold around Europe. According to the report from Reuters, the fuel had been stolen from National Oil Corporation (NOC) at refinery in Zawiya, transferred to a larger ship off the coast […]

Libyan Technocrats Agree Principles to Protect Oil Sector

Key Libyan institutions and representatives have agreed a set of principles aimed at reinforcing existing legal protections for the National Oil Corporation (NOC). Representatives of Libya’s National Oil Corporation, the Governor of the Central Bank of Libya (CBL), tribal and municipal representatives, the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), major international oil companies, diplomats […]