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 […]

UNSMIL to Sell Written-Off Vehicles

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) will soon issue a call for tender for the sale of written-off vehicles (Reference: EOI/SMIL/02/17). Please see details below: 1. The United Nations Support Mission in Libya “UNSMIL”, will soon issue a call for tender for the sale of written-off vehicles (4×4 General purpose Medium – Toyota […]

Kennedy-Lugar YES Program 2018-2019

The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program is a scholarship program funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by AMIDEAST in countries throughout the Middle East and Northern Africa. The YES program allows high school students the opportunity to study for one academic year in the U.S., where they get the chance […]

New Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Repair of Sea Water Intake Structures & Replacement of Cathodic Protection System at P.C.Desalination Plant — Sirte Oil Company (SOC) Equipment Foundations & Structure Repairs at Slug Catcher and Peco Filters Areas. (Rebid)  – Sirte Oil Company (SOC) Replacement / Upgrading of liquid […]

Video: Warring Factions to meet in Tunisia

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. New attempts are being made to secure a political settlement in Libya. A 2015 UN-backed peace deal has failed to unite warring factions. Talks aimed at finding an agreement are resuming in Tunisia on […]

GardaWorld Weekly Security Report

GardaWorld, a global leader in comprehensive security and risk management, has made its weekly security report available to Libya Business News readers. Prepared by GardaWorld’s Risk Analysis Team in the country, this essential report includes short- and medium-term outlooks on the security situation, reports and commentary on recent significant events, and a detailed overview of […]

Engineers Trained in Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD)

On 6 October, the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) successfully implemented a special-to-theatre training of 12 Libyan Military Engineers. The month-long training aimed to enhance the Libyan capacity to carry out Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) and respond to the contamination resulting from protracted armed conflict. The Military Engineers’ teams carry out clearance tasks to […]