Tag Archives | Ghadames

Haftar’s Forces Advance on Tripoli

By Adam Nathan (@adamgnathan). The international community has called for calm and restraint in Libya as forces loyal to General Haftar (pictured) moved steadily closer to the capital Tripoli. On Thursday, Haftar’s forces took over Gharyan, a town 100km south of Tripoli. By 3pm local time on Friday, his self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) had seized […]

Training on Conflict Resolution, Rights Monitoring and Investigation

Reconciliation Committees and Experts from Ghadames and Awal Attend Training on Conflict Resolution, Human Rights Monitoring and Investigation Techniques As part of the project “Towards National Reconciliation in Libya”, members of the reconciliation committees and experts from the Local Council of Awal and the city of Ghadames attended a three-day training in Tunis on 3-5 […]

Libya’s World Heritage Sites put on Danger List

UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee has placed the five World Heritage sites of Libya on the List of World Heritage in Danger because of damage caused by the conflict affecting the country and the threat of further damage it poses. The five sites are: Archaeological Site of Cyrene (pictured); Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna; Archaeological Site […]

BP takes $600m Hit on Libya Operations

In its results for the second quarter of 2015, BP announced that its ‘Upstream’ segment incurred around $600 million of exploration write-offs and other costs related to the company’s activities in Libya. BP said the losses were “primarily due to circumstances in the country“. Last year, the company dropped plans to explore in the Ghadames […]

Peace Talks to Continue in Ghadames

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has said that it is facilitating a meeting of Libyan political dialogue to end the country’s political and security crisis, to take place in Libya later this week. While UNSMIL has not announced specific details of the meeting, Libya Herald has reported that it will consist of […]

BP Tender for Oil Spill Management

BP Exploration Libya Ltd has requested “Expressions of Interest” from qualified contractors for the provision of management, preparedness and response services for the oil spill response base in support of BP’s forthcoming exploration drilling campaign in the onshore Ghadames and offshore Sirte basins of Libya. Any contractors providing “Expression of Interest” must as a minimum […]

BP Requests Expressions of Interest for Ghadames

BP Exploration Libya Ltd has requested Expressions of Interest from qualifying contractors for the provision of Onshore Aerated Mud Drilling Package in support of BP’s forthcoming exploration drilling campaign in the onshore Ghadames Basin, South West of Tripoli. Scope of Work: Surface Equipment: Main Compressors Booster Compressor Rotating Control Head (RCD) Mist pump Chemical injection […]

A Game-Changing Decision in Libya

By Padraig O’Hannelly. Libya has temporarily closed its borders with Niger, Chad, Sudan and Algeria, and has declared emergency law in the seven southern regions of Ghadames, Ghat, Obari, Al-Shati, Sebha, Murzuq and Kufra. As it attempts to exercise its authority over the whole country, the General National Congress has decreed that these areas are […]