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Italy gives UNICEF in Libya EUR 2m

By John Lee. The Italian foreign ministry has reportedly approved 2 million euros in funds from the Africa Fund to UNICEF for child protection in Libya. Part of the funds will be used to improve the hygiene and healthcare conditions in the Tripoli area, according to a report from ANSAmed. The project provides for the […]

Drilling Increases Istiklal Oil Production

Sirte Oil Company (SOC) has completed successful development drilling of well FF03-6 of the Gargaf gas formation within the Istiklal oilfield. Development drilling across the Libyan oil sector is actively promoted by National Oil Corporation (NOC) within its framework of ongoing efforts to increase and maintain production and ensure regular gas supply to coastal region […]

NOC talks with Caterpillar, DeGolyer & MacNaughton

By John Lee. National Oil Corporation (NOC) chairman Mustafa Sanalla has held a series of meetings in the US city of Houston as part of NOC’s 60-billion USD procurement drive. The NOC chairman is meeting with US counterparts to discuss the technology and expertise needed to achieve the corporation’s stated production target of 2.1 million […]

UfM Business Forum to tackle Market Access

The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) in partnership with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), and also in partnership with the Association of Mediterranean Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASCAME), will hold a Business Forum in Cairo, Egypt on 18 June 2019, […]

Video: Searching for ‘White Gold’ in Libya

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Braving the cold and hostile Libyan desert, Milad Mohammed scratches the ground to extract what he calls “manna from heaven” — white truffles coveted as a delicacy at home and abroad. Watch on YouTube

5,000 cases Leishmaniasis in Libya

By John Lee. The head of Libya’s National Centre for Disease Control has reportedly said that at least 5,000 cases of leishmaniasis have been registered in Libya in the past six months, adding that the number of sufferers may be higher as some patients do not seek treatment. AFP quotes Ahmad al-Qarari as saying that […]

NOC, Repsol support Special Needs Education in Obari

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) and Spain’s Repsol have completed an educational project to help children with special needs in Obari as part of a joint approach to sustainable development initiatives. On February 27, 2019, the two companies inaugurated two jointly-funded classrooms, handing them over to the Social Solidarity Fund (SSF) in Germa. The two […]

#OurLibya Photo Contest

Enter U.S. Embassy Libya’s “Our Libya” Photo Contest and show the world of beauty of Libya’s natural and cultural heritage through your lens! Libyan amateur and professional photographers are invited to participate in U.S. Embassy Libya’s “Our Libya” Photo Contest, which will showcase the beauty and diversity of Libya’s rich natural and cultural heritage.  Photographic […]