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Libya announces Reopening of Oil Terminals

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has announced the lifting of force majeure at the ports of Ras Lanuf, Es Sider, Hariga (pictured) and Zuetina after the facilities were handed over to the corporation this morning, July 11, 2018. In a statement, the NOC said: “Production and export operations will return to normal levels within the […]

NOC Declares Force Majeure at 2 more Terminals

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has declared force majeure on crude oil loadings at Hariga (pictured) and Zuetina oil terminals at 1100 on Monday 2 July, 2018. This suspension of obligations is in addition to the state of force majeure at the Ras Lanuf and Es Sider terminals. Despite warning from NOC of the consequences […]

France, Italy, UK, US Back Tripoli NOC

The leaders of France, Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States issued a statement on the control of the Ras Lanuf and Sidra oilfields: “The governments of France, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States are deeply concerned about the announcement that the Ras Lanuf and Sidra oil fields and facilities will […]

Oil Ports Handed to an Eastern-Based NOC

By John Lee. The Libyan National Army (LNA), under the command of Khalifa Haftar, has reportedly handed control of the oil ports of Es Sider and Ras Lanuf to an eastern-based National Oil Corporation (NOC). Last week, the LNA captured the terminals from rival fighters led by Ibrahim Jadhran. On Monday, the internationally recognized NOC in […]

Video: Haftar Retakes key Oil Terminals

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. In Libya, forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar have captured two of the country’s largest oil terminals. Haftar’s forces have been battling for control of Sidra and Ras Lanuf. Rival fighters led by Ibrahim Jadhran […]

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 […]

First Tanker Ships Oil from Es Sider

The first tanker has reportedly moored at the Es Sider (Sidra) terminal since it was attacked two years ago by Libya Dawn forces, and several of its oil storage tanks set on fire. According to Libya Herald, the tanker is the Maltese-registered SeaMusic, managed by the Thenamaris group, which is said to be heading for […]