Libya and Tunisia sign security accord

Libya and Tunisia agreed on Thursday to boost cooperation on security, the fight against “terrorist groups” and border controls, according to a memorandum of understanding signed in Tripoli. The north African neighbours agreed to “exchange information on the activities and crimes of terrorist groups… their sources of financing and the movements of their leaders,” said […]

Conoco Books Tanker to Ship Libyan Oil to U.S., Shipbrokers Say

ConocoPhillips booked an oil tanker to haul Libyan crude to the U.S. as the North African country boosts output following the overthrow of Muammar Qaddafi last year, data from shipbrokers including Poten & Partners show. The Donat, a 1 million-barrel carrier owned by Zadar, Croatia-based Tankerska Plovidba DD, was hired to load 135,000 metric tons […]

Libya issues tender to buy oil products in Feb -trade

Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) has issued a tender to buy gasoil, fuel oil and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) for delivery in February, traders said on Thursday. Meanwhile, prior negotiations for the supply of up to 3 million tonnes each of gasoil, gasoline and fuel oil in 2012 are still underway, according to traders. Traders […]

UAE ready to help Libya with skills and knowledge

The UAE is willing to help the Libyan government in anyway that it can, with skills or transfer of knowledge, as well as encouraging businesses from the UAE to invest in Libya. “Libya at this stage is in need of many things, and the UAE has specific skills we can offer,” Dr Anwar Mohammad Gargash, […]

Inaugurating Etihad Airways Flight Lands in Tripoli

The first flight carrying a high level delegation headed by the United Arab Emirates, UAE, Minister of State for foreign affairs Dr Anwar Mohammed Gargash and Etihad airways executives landed today in Tripoli. Later a convention was held where the dignitaries delivered several speeches emphasising on the new economic ties and the help that Etihad […]

Libya’s Lanuf refinery to start up “within months”

Libya’s largest refinery, Ras Lanuf, will resume output within months and will be expanded to double its current capacity over four years, a joint venture partner said on Tuesday. Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair’s Dubai-based group set up a joint venture with the Libyan National Oil Corporation in 2009 — the Libyan Emirati Refining Co — […]

Libya open to enter port management partnerships-minister

Libya is open to discuss partnerships with international firms to manage its seaports, the country’s transport minister said on Tuesday after receiving a visit from the chairman of Dubai-based ports operator DP World . “We do need to have to share the experience of others in the form of strategic partners, especially in managing seaports,” […]