Tatneft Considers Return to Libya

Tatneft, the vertically-integrated Russian oil and gas company, is hoping to return to Libya when the situation there stabilizes, Interfax reports. “The situation in Libya is stabilizing more or less, but the matter of our workers’ safety does not at this point allow a return to the region,” said chief executive Shafagat Takhautdinov (pictured). Tatneft […]

Libyan Minister in Shock Un-Resignation

AFP reports that Libya’s interim interior minister returned to work on Tuesday, two days after he resigned following attacks by hardliners on Sufi Muslim shrines while the police looked on. Fawzi Abdel Al [Fawzi Abdel-Aal, Fawzi Abdelali, Fawzi Abdel A’al] told reporters: “I withdraw my resignation and prepare to complete the task. I thought submitting […]

Mellitah Pre-Qual for New Service Building at Ruways

Mellitah Oil & Gas B. V. (Libyan Branch), intends to issue the tender below and wishes to invite reputable, interested and experienced contractors specialized in providing similar services for pre-qualification. The Pre-Qualification submission will be evaluated for establishing the Bidders List for the said tender. TENDER NO. (693) New Service Building for Ruways [Ruwais?] – […]

AGOCO Pre-Qual for Replacement of Production Separators

The Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) has announced opportunities for the pre-qualification of specialized companies to replace three (3) production separators at GOSP 4,5, and 6, and to install a new one at GOSP 4 / Nafoora field (Project No.: J-06), (Bid No.: MTC- 30/2012). Conditions and Participation Requirements :- All Specialized companies which desire […]

Weekly Security Update

By Gary Sandiford, Olive Group’s Dubai based assessments manager.  Olive Group is a leading provider of security and technology solutions and has been operating in Libya since mid 2011.   Overview There remains a degree of uncertainty over when and where Saif al-Islam Qadhafi will stand trial. Conflicting reports by several government officials have increased […]

All Eyes are on Libya

The violence against Sufi religious buildings at the weekend, resulting in the resignation of Libya’s Minister for the Interior, has caused concern around the world. Particularly worrying to many was the apparent collusion of the security forces in the destruction, and the subsequent detention of journalists who reported on the events. Whether this is an […]

Libya Opens Doors to Moroccan Workers

Moroccans workers are reportedly returning to Libya, especially now that Libyan officials have promised assistance, according to a report from Magharebia. Many Moroccans who left after the outbreak of the Libyan revolution want to go back now that the country is stable again. During an official visit by a Libyan delegation to Morocco in early […]

Wood Group Receives Payment for Pre-Revolution Work

Wood Group, the international energy services company, has reported that it has received a payment of $5.8m from its Libyan customer in respect of work done prior to the revolution that resulted in the overthrow of the Ghadaffi regime. The company had previously made a provision of $13.0m in relation to overdue receivables as a […]