Tag Archives | Akakus Oil Operations

Force Majeure at Libya’s Largest Field

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) declared a state of force majeure at the Akakus-operated Sharara oil field as of Sunday, December 9, 2018. NOC prioritizes the safety of staff and is currently reviewing evacuation procedures following threats to their wellbeing, and the forced shutdown of the oilfield by the armed militia claiming attachment to the […]

Sharara Sub-Station Attacked by Armed Group

National Oil Corporation (NOC) subsidiary Akakus Oil Operation confirms that Sharara oilfield sub-station B-6NC-186 was attacked by an armed group of eight men. No employees were hurt in this attack or production affected by this incident. The armed group stole three company vehicles and the mobile phones of Akakus employees on-site who were later evacuated […]

NOC Chairman receives UN Deputy Special Representative

National Oil Corporation (NOC) chairman Eng. Mustafa Sanalla, has received Ms Stephanie T. Williams, Deputy Special Representative for Political Affairs in Libya. The two parties discussed areas of joint cooperation and means to help strengthen NOC’s fight against rogue groups determined to destabilise security and impede operations. Mr Sanalla summarized the difficulties NOC is facing […]

NOC declares Force Majeure at Zawiya Oil Port

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has declared force majeure on crude oil loadings at Zawiya port; commencing on Monday 16 July, 2018. This is a result of reduced production at Sharara following the recent attack and kidnap of four Akakus company employees (two were subsequently released). NOC has shut down and evacuated stations 186, 115B […]

Three Dead after Plane Crashes at Sharara Oilfield

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has confirmed that a C-130 aircraft chartered by Akakus Oil crashed during take-off, 2km from the Sharara oil field, after delivering 18 tonnes of catering and maintenance supplies. The crash occurred took at 12:25pm on Sunday, April 29, 2018. Firefighters and paramedics quickly rushed to the scene. […]

NOC Chairman meets Deputy Head of Statoil

Eng. Mustafa Sanalla, NOC Chairman of the Board, held a meeting with Mr. Fadel Hareeb Vice General Manager of Statoil on Sunday 18 June 2017 at NOC headquarters in Tripoli. The meeting discussed plans for production increase from El Sharara Oil Field and the relevant problems. Within the framework of mutual cooperation Mr. Fadel Hareeb, […]

NOC Meeting with Akakus Oil Operations

Mustafa Sanalla, NOC Chairman of the Board of Directors, chaired an expanded  meeting with Akakus Oil Operations Company to discuss several important issues. Sanalla started by thanking and appreciating the company’s management and all its workers for the great efforts they exert for the return of production  in large levels. Then the meeting shed light […]