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Brega Methanol Plant Restarts Operations

National Oil Corporation (NOC) chairman Mustafa Sanalla visited Sirte Oil Company (SOC) at Marsa el-Brega on Saturday, November 24, 2018, accompanied by board members, Mr Jadalla Hamad Alaokali and Eng. Abulgasem Shengheer, and Mr Khaled Bukhtwa, general manager of the General Department of Safety, Environment, Security and Sustainable Development – to bear witness to the […]

Brega Refinery “Rocked” by Explosion

By John Lee. Platts reports that Marsa el-Brega refinery and oil export terminal was rocked by an explosion and fire in the early hours of Saturday. The extent of the damage was not immediately clear. According to the report, the explosion followed a gas leak at the methanol plant. The refinery can process around 10,000 […]

Sirte Oil Company Re-operates Methanol Plant

Libya’s Sirte Oil Company (SOC) has re-started production at its methanol plant following a shutdown of 19 months. Mohammed Tayeb Makora, coordinator of the plant, said the first shipment of pure methanol was shipped despite the difficulties of labour shortages and lack of spare parts. (Source: Sirte Oil Company)