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Libyan NOC to Export 9.71 Million Barrels of Crude This Week

Libya’s National Oil Corp. will export 9.71 million barrels of crude this week, a company official said. NOC shipped 4.13 million barrels in the week ended Jan. 4, Ahmed El-Mihoub, an official at the company’s crude oil and natural gas marketing department, said in an e-mail from the capital Tripoli. Breakdown of shipments for week […]

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Libya’s al-Sedr oil port resumes operations: official

Libya’s al-Sedr oil port has resumed operations and will see the first oil shipment sail on Tuesday or earlier, an official from Waha Oil Co said, months after the terminal stopped running during a civil war that ended Muammar Gaddafi’s rule. “The port was damaged by the Gaddafi regime and the facilities are now operational,” […]

Libya to review contracts with Italian oil major ENI

Libya on Thursday said it will review its contracts with Italy’s ENI and insisted the oil major participate in reconstructing cities destroyed by Moamer Kadhafi’s forces in the conflict. The decision to review the contracts was communicated to the Italian firm’s Chief Executive Officer Paolo Scaroni on Wednesday by Prime Minister Abdel Rahim al-Kib during […]

OPEC Agrees to Accomodate Libyan Oil Output

Libya’s oil minister Abdurahman Benyezza was reported saying by Zawya Dow Jones, at the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries,OPEC, meeting in Cairo, that there is a “gentlemen” agreement inside the organisation, to accommodate the country’s crude oil as production recovers. When Benyezza was asked in the Egyptain capital, Cairo where he was attending a meeting […]

Libyan Oil Production Exceeds 1 Million Barrels a Day, NOC Chairman Says

Libya, holder of Africa’s biggest oil reserves, is now pumping “more than a million” barrels a day, the chairman of its state-run National Oil Corp. said. The country will resume normal oil production by the middle of next year, Nuri Berruien told reporters in Cairo today, where he is attending a meeting of the Organization […]

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Libya’s 2012 product tender held up by bartering

A tender by Libya to buy millions of tonnes of heavy oil products, needed to rebuild the country in 2012, is being held up by plans to swap exports for imports, traders said on Friday. Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) previously issued a tender to buy up to 3 million tonnes of low-sulphur fuel oil, […]

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Energy prices predictions for 2012

The oil price has rarely fallen below $100 a barrel since the Arab Spring threatened supplies at the start of 2011. Libya is now nearly back at full-scale production post-war, which some suggest could increase global supply and theoretically lead to price falls. But other analysts believe other Opec powers such as Saudi Arabia will […]

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