Tag Archives | Cyrenaica

Es Sider Oil Port may Reopen in Aug

The oil port of Es Sider, may reopen in August after the new Parliament takes office, reports Business Times. A spokesman for the Executive Office for Barqa, the rebel group that shut the facility almost a year ago, said: “It’s possible to solve all issues and get to an agreement to reopen Es Sider and […]

Cyrenaica Forms New Oil Firm

In a challenge to the central government in Tripoli, the self-declared Cyrenaica government has announced that it has formed its own oil company. The region’s “prime minister”, Abd-Rabbo al-Barassi, told Reuters: “We have formed a firm called Libya Oil and Gas Corp … We will wait for a response from Tripoli and Fezzan and hope […]

Eastern Libyans Declare New Cyrenaica Government

On Thursday, Oct. 24 Federalists announced a government for Cyrenaica, consisting of a prime minister, deputy prime minister and 24 other ministers. According to the Libya Herald, the movement is viewed as largely the creation of Ibrahim Jadhran, the former Petroleum Facilities Guard commander who is leading the eastern oil terminals blockade. Jadhran was elected […]

RWE Invites Pre-Qual for Drilling Services at Cyrenaica

RWE Dea Cyrenaica GmbH intends to issue the tender described below and wishes to invite for pre-qualification, interested, experienced and reputable companies (contractor) specialized in providing Drilling Rig Services. SCOPE OF WORK SUMMARY: The Area 58 (Cyrenaica) work program consists of drilling two exploration vertical wells (1 firm well and 1 optional well) in Q4/ […]

RWE Invites Pre-Qual for Logistics Services at Cyrenaica

RWE Dea Cyrenaica GmbH – Libya Branch intends to issue the tender described below and wishes to invite for pre-qualification, interested, experienced and reputable companies (contractor) specialized in providing Logistics Services. SCOPE OF WORK SUMMARY: The Area 58 (Cyrenaica) work program consists drilling of two exploration vertical wells until 31 May, 2013. Maximum depth is […]

Libya extends voter registration amid boycott call

Libya has extended the deadline for voters to register for national elections by a week to spur more participation amid calls for a boycott by a self-styled autonomous council in the east and threats of similar action by Tripoli civic activists. The free election, set to be take place on June 19, will be a […]

Call for election boycott in Libya’s turbulent east

A self-proclaimed autonomous council for Libya’s oil-producing eastern province has called on people in the region to boycott an election scheduled for next month, saying it will not give adequate representation to the east. The election, for a special national assembly that will draw up a new constitution, is a crucial milestone in shaping the […]

Federalism is unlikely in Libya, however, decentralization is probable

“Eastern Libya declares autonomy.” In spite of international headlines such as this one, talk of the country’s impending disintegration is misleading. Although the participants at the March 6 Barqa Conference (Barqa is the Arabic name for Cyrenaica, or the region of northeastern Libya) claimed the right to speak for their region, the initiative for self-administration […]