Tag Archives | Waha

Production Suspended at Gialo Oilfield for Pipeline Maintenance

By John Lee. Waha Oil Company (WOC) engineers and technicians have begun maintenance of the 30-inch crude oil pipeline connecting the Gialo and Waha oilfields. Gialo oilfield’s 130,000 barrels per day production is anticipated to be offline for ten days while engineers replace 18 kilometres (km) of the 152 km pipeline, according to a statement […]

Raguba Development Well adds Oil Capacity

By John Lee. The Sirte Oil Company (SOC), a fully-owned subsidiary of the National Oil Company (NOC), has successfully completed testing of development well E 111-20, located in the Raguba oil field. The well will add 1102 barrels per day (bpd) to local production. Development testing, concluded on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, utilised a mobile […]

GNA to examine Total-Marathon Deal

By John Lee. According to a report from Reuters, Libya is considering whether to intervene in Total‘s $450-million deal to buy Marathon Oil’s stake in the Waha oil field. Officials told the news agency that the National Oil Corporation (NOC) may be interested in buying the 16.33-percent stake, possibly with funds from Libya’s $67-billion sovereign wealth […]

Clashes hit Libya’s Crude Oil Output

By John Lee. According to a report from Bloomberg, Libya’s crude output has fallen 11 percent as clashes over the past 10 days have led to the closing of some oil export terminals. It claims that production is down from about 700,000 barrels per day (bpd) to around 620,000 bpd as Es Sider, the country’s […]

NOC Chairman visits Waha Oil Company

Within the framework of the continuing field visits to monitor the implementation of production increase and maintenance plans and their progress, NOC Chairman Mustafa Sanalla paid a visit to some oil fields located in Sirte Basin area including Waha Field and Defa Field in which he looked at the progress of work. The current production […]

4 Libyan Oilfields Close

By John Lee. A report from Middle East Eye claims that workers have been evacuated from four Libyan oilfields in the Merada oil basin, and employees in a fifth are striking, over fears of attacks from the so-called Islamic State group (IS, ISIS, ISIL, Daesh). The Bayda, Tibisti, Samah and Waha oilfields were reportedly shut […]

Waha Producing 91,000 bpd

The Waha Oil Company is producing around 91,000 barrels per day (bpd), a company spokesman has told Reuters. The oil grade will be exported through the Es Sider terminal, the country’s largest export terminal, which has reopened after being closed for a year due to protests and maintenance. (Source: Reuters) (Picture: Waha Oil CEO Ahmed […]

Calmena Updates on Waha Issues

Canadian energy services company Calmena has said there is “continued uncertainty” as to 2013 drilling plans in the Waha field. In its second quarter results statement, the company said: “One of our rigs is operating under a contract that extends until the middle of the fourth quarter of 2013. The second rig is currently without […]