Tag Archives | Ubari

NOC, Repsol support Special Needs Education in Obari

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) and Spain’s Repsol have completed an educational project to help children with special needs in Obari as part of a joint approach to sustainable development initiatives. On February 27, 2019, the two companies inaugurated two jointly-funded classrooms, handing them over to the Social Solidarity Fund (SSF) in Germa. The two […]

Sirte Rapid City Profiling and Monitoring System

In support of the stabilization and development efforts in Libya, international partners and the United Nations agencies in Libya work together to strengthen the capacity of Libyan institutions to design, develop and implement social policies with a stronger community participation based on sound and quality evidence. The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and the […]

Kidnapped Turkish Engineers Released

By John Lee. The three Turkish engineers kidnapped on 3rd November in the southern town of Ubari (Obari, Awbari) have been released. In a statement, their employer, the Turkish construction company Enka, said the men were released on Friday and flown to Istanbul. They were working on a 640 MW power plant (pictured) in the town, […]

Women’s Centre in Ubari opens its Doors

As part of its efforts to support the local authorities to provide better services to citizens, the Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL), led by the Government of National Accord (GNA), today handed over the rehabilitated Women’s Centre in Ubari municipality. Ms. Fatma Masoud, Mr. Abubaker Ganso and Mr. Omar Kouki, members of Ubari Municipal Council, […]

Airstrike Kills 2 Militants

By John Lee. The U.S. military’s Africa Command (Africom) has reportedly launched an airstrike near the town of Ubari on Saturday, killing two militants. No civilians were reported to have been killed in the offensive, which was part of efforts to “disrupt and destroy terrorist organizations.” The Islamic State group (IS, ISIS ISIL, Daesh) was driven […]

Two New Oil Refineries Approved

Prime Minister Ali Zeidan (pictured) has announced the building of two new oil refineries to produce for local consumption. Libya Herald reports that the larger of the two refineries, with a capacity of 300,000 bpd, would be built in Tobruk, while the smaller one with a 50,000 bpd capacity would be in the southern town […]

Work Starts on New Power Station

The foundation stone for the new Obari [Ubari] gas-fired power station was laid on Monday. Among the attendees were Deputy Prime Minister Awad Albarasi, Minister of Housing and Utilities Ali Sharif, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohammed Khalat, and the Chairman of the Executive Board of Director of GECOL Khalil Alaradi. […]

Akakus Pre-Qual for Inspection of HV Lines

Akakus Oil Operations (formerly Repsol Oil Operations) is seeking companies/contractors with expertise in: “Washing and Thermographic Inspection of High Voltage Overhead Transmission Lines and Associated Equipment” At present, Akakus Oil Operations needs to Pre – Qualify Local and Foreign Companies / Contractors (Established and Registered in Libya) who meet the criteria to participate in the Tendering […]