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Force Majeure Lifted on Sharara Loading from Zawiya Port

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has lifted the force majeure on Sharara crude oil loading from Zawiya port (pictured), following the opening of a closed valve on the pipeline connecting the Sharara oilfield to the Zawiya terminal. Valve 13 was reopened on Sunday evening, July 21, 2019, at 8:20 pm. The valve […]

Blown-up Oil Pipeline to be Repaired within a Week

Reuters reports that the Libyan crude oil pipeline blown up on Tuesday, about 80 miles south of Es Sider terminal, will take about a week to repair. It quotes a spokesman for an eastern Libyan force tasked with protecting oilfields as saying that a “terrorist group” was probably responsible for the explosion. (Source: Reuters)

Oil Pipeline ‘Sabotaged’

By John Lee. A spokesman for the National Oil Corporation (NOC) has said that an explosion occurred on a major oil pipeline overnight between Wednesday and Thursday. The explosion happened south of the Ras Lanuf terminal at a pipeline running from the Tibisti and al-Bayda fields, which has been closed for more than two years. […]

Sarir-Hariga Pipeline Sabotaged

The pipeline from the Sarir oilfield to Hariga port (Marsa al Hariga) was sabotaged by a bomb on Saturday, resulting in a fire that finally extinguished on Sunday. According to the National Oil Corporation (NOC), Sarir was currently the highest-producing oilfield in Libya, with an output of 185,000 barrels per day (bpd). Libya’s production level […]