Tag Archives | oil exports

Libyan Oil Revenues Up 23%

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has recorded July 2019 income of 2.1 billion USD from sales of crude oil and derived products, in addition to taxes and royalties received from concession contracts – a month-on-month increase of 403 million USD (+23%). This month’s figures were inflated by a busy crude loading schedule […]

UN Reiterates Support for NOC as Sole Oil Exporter

By John Lee. The Chairman of Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC), Mustafa Sanalla, and UN Deputy SRSG for Political Affairs, Stephanie Williams, have discussed the need for national investment in the oil sector to maintain existing production and to provide for increased production in the coming years.‬ ‪DSRSG Williams emphasized that the UN is closely […]

June Oil Production Down

By John Lee. Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) has announced June income of $1.7 billion from sales of crude oil and derived products, in addition to taxes and royalties received from concession contracts – a month-on-month decrease of $580 million (-25%). Accordingly, half-year recorded oil and gas revenues for 2019 amounted to $10.3 billion USD […]

Fire on Oil Pipeline feeding Es Sider

By John Lee. Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) has confirmed that a fire broke out on 21st April 21 along the El-Zkout-Al Sidra oil pipeline, operated by the Waha Oil Company (WOC). The line connects the oil fields to the Sidra oil terminal. Initial investigations indicate that the fire occurred 117km from Zkout and 21km […]

Strike Delays Loading at Zawiya Oil Port

By John Lee. A strike by workers protesting over salaries at the oil port of Zawiya has reportedly delayed the loading of oil on Monday. The port exports crude oil from the giant El Sharara field. Sources told Reuters that negotiations were under way to resolve the dispute. (Source: Reuters)

PetroChina “to buy Libyan Oil”

By John Lee. PetroChina has reportedly agreed an annual contract with Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) to buy Libyan crude oil. Bloomberg cites sources as saying that this would be the company’s first contract with the NOC since 2013. (Source: Bloomberg)

Disruption at El-Fil hits Oil Exports

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has declared force majeure on the 70,000-bpd el-Feel [El-Fil, Elephant] field from Friday February 23, 2018, following the shutdown of the field and the evacuation of its employees. A statement from the NOC said the actions were taken after members of the Fezzan unit of the Petroleum […]