Heritage Oil strikes $20m Libya deal

Heritage Oil, the FTSE 250 oil and gas explorer, has made a push into Libya in the hope of winning oil and gas licences when they are distributed by the new regime. The group on Tuesday announced that it had bought a 51 per cent stake in a small Libyan oilfield service provider called Sahara […]

French business sees $200 billion Libyan opportunity

Rebuilding Libya could be worth at least $200 billion (125 billion pounds) over 10 years, but France’s role in ousting Muammar Gaddafi will not be enough to seal deals, the chief of France’s overseas business federation said on Wednesday. French President Nicolas Sarkozy has spearheaded military intervention in the OPEC producer and France’s top firms […]