Tag Archives | Libyan British Business Council (LBBC)

UK “Leads the Way” as Libya Re-Opens for Business

By Frank Baker, UK Ambassador to Libya. “The meetings in Aberdeen, in May, and this week in Tunis, have shown that the UK is a key partner for Libya in boosting oil production,” Mustafa Sanalla, Chairman of the National Oil Corporation (NOC), said at the recent trade mission hosted in Tunis by the Libyan British […]

Britain and Libya Strengthen Oil and Gas Ties

By Adam Nathan. Ties between the United Kingdom and Libya’s oil and gas industries were strengthened last week at a major business event in Tunis – “Building Bridges Together”. The October 23rd event, the biggest Libyan-British trade and investment conference ever held outside the UK, saw the signing of an ambitious ‘statement of intent’ between […]

Libyan British Business Council mission to Tunis

LBBC Mission to Tunis, 22-24 October 2018 The Libyan British Business Council members’ mission to Tunis later this month offers an opportunity to generate increased Trade and Investment between our two countries. Deputy Prime Minister Ahmed Maiteeg will speak to the opening session of the 23 October Conference, addressing LBBC member companies and our Libyan […]

Int’l Condemnation of Attack on NOC HQ

By John Lee. There has been widespread international condemnation of Monday’s terrorist attack on the headquarters of the National Oil Company (NOC). The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said: “… the assault on the institution that is Libya’s primary source of national wealth is a blow against Libyans everywhere. The Mission calls on Libyans […]

Libya and Oil: Common Sense Prevails

By Sir Vincent Fean, The Ambassador Partnership LLP. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Sir Vincent Fean’s 39 years of diplomatic experience include serving as Consul-General in Jerusalem, Ambassador to Libya (2006-10), and High Commissioner to Malta.  An Arabist, he has engaged […]

UK Appoints Trade Envoy to Libya

By John Lee. The UK Prime Minister has approved the appointment of Sir Henry Bellingham as Trade Envoy to Libya. In a statement, the Libyan British Business Council (LBBC) warmly welcomed the appointment, describing Sir Henry as a highly experienced Parliamentarian with deep knowledge of Africa and the Middle East. (Sources: Hansard, LBBC)

NOC Meets Leading UK Companies

A high-level forum with leading British companies was held last week in Aberdeen, Scotland, in association with the Libyan-British Business Council (LBBC) and Oil and Gas UK. This conference was a continuation of the National Oil Corporation (NOC)’s ongoing efforts to encourage international investors and companies to return to Libya, to assist in the enhancement […]

NOC Delegation to Visit Scotland

Mustafa Sanalla, Chairman of Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC), will visit Aberdeen from 8-9 May 2018, accompanied by the NOC Director of Training, the Chairmen of NOC oil and gas producing companies, and NOC Board members who studied in Scotland. The visit is organised by the Libyan British Business Council (LBBC), in association with Oil […]