Libya to Pay Patients’ Medical Bills to Jordan

Petra News Agency reports that bills for treating Libyan patients at Jordanian private hospitals will be paid once stability returns to Libya. The remarks from the Head of the Libyan patients affairs committee, Ali Bin jalil, came during a meeting on Monday that brought together representatives the from the Jordanian Hospitals Association, the head of […]

Benghazi Local Council moves to resolve rubbish crisis

Benghazi Local Council is to purchase 10-15 new dustbin lorries, having already bought several hundred new skips, in an attempt to resolve the city’s mounting rubbish crisis. In spite of efforts to clean the city since the end of last year’s revolution, a shortage of necessary equipment has resulted in mounting piles of rubbish going […]

Wintershall plans Libyan oil pipeline

German energy company Wintershall announced plans to build a new oil pipeline that would connect two oil fields in Libya. Wintershall aims to build a 34-mile pipeline to connect the Nafoora oil field with the Amal oil field. The pipeline will reportedly have a design capacity of 100,000 barrels per day and has an estimated cost […]

Libya Cuts August Crude Oil Prices

Libya’s state-run National Oil Corporation (NOC) has reduced the official August selling price of its benchmark Es Sider crude to the lowest level in almost three years, reports Bloomberg. The price of the blend was cut by $1.60 a barrel to a discount of $1.30 to North Sea Dated Brent, the lowest since at least […]

France’s Nexans Wins $134m Libyan Cable Contract

French multinational cabling manufacturer Nexans has been awarded contracts worth around 110 million Euros ($134 million) by Libya’s PEWCO (Public Electrical Works Company), a wholly-owned subsidiary of GECOL (General Electricity Company of Libya), the state-owned company responsible for the production and distribution of electrical power, to supply cables for projects to upgrade the country’s power […]

Austria’s OMV says Libya Output Close to Pre-Crisis Level

Austrian energy group OMV has said that production in Libya is now close to the level it had been before the uprising that toppled Muammar Ghaddafi. Total production rose to 305,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day from 299,000 in the previous quarter, also helped by higher production in New Zealand. Libya had provided a […]