ANEL MEP set to resume Libyan operations shortly

Operations in Libya are set to resume following the cessation of the civil unrest in the North African country, the Qatari head of ANEL MEP has said. In an interview with MEP Middle East, Paul McFarlane said that the Turkish MEP firm had already begun setting up its operations again in Libya, as the troubled […]

Libya’s Agoco oil output at 331,000 bpd -spokesman

Libya’s Arabian Gulf Oil Co (Agoco) is producing around 331,000 barrels of oil per day (bpd) and hopes to reach full production in a few weeks, a spokesman said on Thursday. “We hope that we will reach our normal production at the beginning of April,” Agoco spokesman Abdeljalil Mayuf said by phone. The Benghazi-based company […]

KEO organises key Libya reconstruction event

Libya’s planning and reconstruction strategies were discussed at a series of workshops organised by  Libyan Ministry of Planning and KEO International Consultants this week. KEO, a Mena based project management, planning, design and engineering firm, was invited by the ministry to jointly sponsor and organize the two day event titled ‘Building a New Free Libya’. […]

Group of Libyan Businessmen Form Partnership With Qatari Company

A group of Libyan businessmen partnered with Qatar-based Ghanim Bin Saad Al Saad & Sons Group Holdings to form a joint venture with capital of $100 million, the head of the new company said. The Libyan-Qatari Holding Company will focus on “Libya’s reconstruction” and partner with international companies to invest in fields such as infrastructure, […]

Libyan minister promises streamlined procedures for Egypt expats

Libyan Labour Minister Mustafa Al-Regbany, currently on an official visit to Egypt, has promised to “give priority” to Egyptian workers wishing to work in the North African nation. In a press statement released following a meeting with Egyptian Prime Minister Kamal El-Ganzouri, Al-Regbany said he had agreed to streamline procedures for Egyptians hoping to obtain […]

Canada’s Libya Ambassador Leaves Post, Awaits Reassignment

Canada’s ambassador to Libya, whose spouse had ties to a joint venture linked with the Gadhafi family and SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. (SNC.T), has left her post and is awaiting reassignment in Ottawa, a spokesman for the country’s foreign minister said Wednesday. Chris Day, spokesman for Foreign Minister John Baird, said Canada’s charge d’affaires in Tripoli […]

Libya still needs Britain

One of the problems of western foreign policy is that it suffers from a short attention span. Just as we took our eye off the ball in Afghanistan to deal with Iraq, we are at risk of losing sight of Libya when dealing with problems in the Middle East. As Syrian rebels fight for freedom […]

IMF sees $160 oil risk despite Libyan boost

The Libyan state oil company NOC said it will export almost 1.4m barrels a day (b/d) next month as key oil fields come back on stream. The announcement came after Saudi Arabia said it had boosted output to a near record level of 9.87m b/d in January and stood ready to cover any shortfall as […]