Harouge Tender for Water Pumps at Ras Lanuf Terminal

Harouge Oil Operations, a joint operating company on behalf of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) Libya and Suncor Oil (North Africa) GmbH, announces an invitation to participate in tender No, (01/2017) for the purchase of two (2) trailer mounted fire water pumps for Ras Lanuf terminal. Scope of supply. purchase (2) trailer mounted fire water […]

Chaos and Confusion in Tripoli

By John Lee. Chaos and confusion are the order of the day in Tripoli, as claims of an attempted coup by forces loyal to the old Tripoli-based General National Congress (GNC) / National Salvation are dismissed as a “media hoax” by the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA). Reuters had reported that Khalifa Ghwell, head […]

Libya: Armed Groups Detain, Torture, Kill

Armed groups, some affiliated with rival governments vying for legitimacy and territorial control, detained, tortured, “disappeared,” and unlawfully killed people with impunity in Libya during 2016, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2017. The ongoing warfare created a humanitarian crisis. Nearly 500,000 people are internally displaced, the economy and judicial system have […]

Weekly Security Report by Janus Global Operations 10 January 2017

2017 should be the year of key decisions and a year for putting the interests of the Libyan people first, stated the UN Special Envoy to Libya Martin Kobler this week.  Asserting that the Political Agreement was the only framework for resolving the crisis in Libya and Libyans alone can decide whether the agreement needed […]

Oil Production hits Three-Year High

By John Lee. Oil production is Libya is current at a three-year high, according to Libya Herald. During a visit to the Jalo oil field in south-east Libya, National Oil Corporation (NOC) chairman Mustafa Sanalla reportedly said output was now running at “up to” 708,000 barrels per day (bpd). (Source: Libya Herald)

LIA Steering Committee “Illegal and Illegitimate”

By John Lee. A court in Tripoli has ruled that the appointment of a Steering Committee to run the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) is illegal and illegitimate. According to a report from The Libya Observer, the Second Administrative Division of Tripoli Appeals Court made the ruling following an appeal lodged by the Tripoil-based Chairman of […]

US Secretary Kerry: Libya can be an Entrepreneurial Economy

The US Secretary of State has said that Libya’s future is in the hands of its leaders and its people, and that it has the opportunity to be a safe country and an entrepreneurial economy. In his departure memo, John Kerry said: “In Libya, since the fall of Muammar al-Qadhafi, the United States has worked […]

Eni Spuds Offshore Well in Contract Area D

By John Lee. Italy’s Eni has spudded its B1-16/3 well, in Contract Area D (NC41), offshore Libya. The well is in 518 ft of water, about 140 km northwest of Tripoli and 5 km north of the Bahr Essalam gas field. The 9,865-ft well’s primary objective is the Metlaoui group reservoir. Drilling is expected to […]