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50,000 bpd As-Sarah Fields Reopen

By John Lee. The municipality of Jikharra has decided to reopen the oil fields in its area that have been shut since the beginning of November 2017. According to a statement by the National Oil Corporation (NOC), the “unauthorized shut-down” of the As-Sarah fields in the NC-96 concession by operator Wintershall has resulted in the […]

Opportunity: Videos of Successful Entrepreneurs

The Support to Libya for Economic Integration, Diversification and Sustainable Employment (SLEIDSE) has issued a call for proposals from Libyan communication companies to provide six videos of successful Libyan entrepreneurs. The SLEIDSE programme is a 4-year technical assistance programme that has been entrusted by the European Union to Expertise France, the French technical cooperation agency, under an […]

Career Opportunity: Civil Society Experts Pool

CILG-VNGI is currently updating and expanding its pool of Local Governance/ Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) expert CVs for use on upcoming projects in Libya. We are looking for experienced, proven, successful Local Governance/ Civil Society experts for a wide range of potential tasks from providing regulatory advice to local governments and civil society organizations in […]

Coordinator needed for Libya Stabilization Program

The International Centre for Innovative Local Governance (CILG VNG International) supports decentralization and public reforms in the MENA region. We provide capacity building to local governments and their associations, training institutes and working groups on decentralization. We rely on existing experience in promoting innovation and best practices between local governments and related organizations. With our […]

“Status Quo is Not Sustainable” — Salamé

Remarks of SRSG Ghassan Salamé to the United Nations Security Council – 17 January 2018: Mr. President, Members of the Security Council, I would like to congratulate Kazakhstan for its Presidency of the Security Council this month. I also wish to thank you for this opportunity to brief upon the work of the United Nations […]

GardaWorld Weekly Security Report

GardaWorld, a global leader in comprehensive security and risk management, has made its weekly security report available to Libya Business News readers. Prepared by GardaWorld’s Risk Analysis Team in the country, this essential report includes short- and medium-term outlooks on the security situation, reports and commentary on recent significant events, and a detailed overview of […]

Free Satellite Internet “Soon”

By John Lee. Plans are reportedly progressing to launch a free ka-band satellite broadband service in Libya in the second quarter of 2018. UK-based Quika promises the world’s first entirely free high-speed satellite internet for consumers in developing countries. Its free plan will be funded by paid-for services for enterprises and internet providers. According to […]

Shell, BP to Buy Libyan Crude

By John Lee. Bloomberg reports that Shell and BP have agreed annual deals to buy Libyan crude oil. Sources told the news agency that Shell’s deal is the first of its kind since 2013, and that the first cargo of 600,000 barrels will start to be loaded from Zueitina port on Saturday. BP, which didn’t […]