Tag Archives | Zintan

Sharara Oilfield Reopens

The National Oil Corporation (NOC), Zintan Elders Council, and Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG) have welcomed a new accord to reopen unconditionally the blockaded Sharara oil field, restoring over 200,000 barrels per day of Libyan oil production with immediate effect. This will also allow reopening of the El Feel [El Fil, Elephant] oil field, which produces […]

NOC Chairman: Oil Production to reach 2.5m bpd by 2020

By Adam Nathan. Mustafa Sanalla, the colourful chairman of Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC), has revealed ambitious plans to increase Libya’s oil production to 2.5 million barrels of oil a day by 2020. Sanalla, also revealed plans to expand Libya’s refining capacity to 1 million barrels of oil a day and gas production to 1.3 […]

Developing Local Healthcare Services in Libya

Portuguese city leads ARLEM-backed effort to develop local health-care services in Libya The Portuguese city of Vila Real de Santo António organised a set of workshops, debates and study visits on health care services on 1-3 September for 12 Libyan experts and politicians in response to a call for support that Libyan mayors channelled through […]

Concerns about Reports of Release of Saif Al Islam Gaddafi

LFJL is concerned about reports on the release of Saif Al Islam Gaddafi and warns of consequences of amnesties granted for alleged crimes against humanity Following reports regarding the release of Saif al Islam Gaddafi, Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) calls on the Libyan state to transfer him immediately to the International Criminal Court […]

New Libya-Tunisia Border Crossing Approved

Libya Herald reports that the Libyan government in Beida has approved the creation of a third border crossing with Tunisia. The new crossing at Mashhad Salih is roughly half way between the current two crossings of Ras Jedir, on the coast, and Dehiba-Wazin [Dhiba-Wazn] in the Jebel Nafusa mountains. The Tunisian authorities approved the crossing […]

EU Delegation Visits Zintan

Nataliya Apostolova, Head of the European Union Delegation to Libya, along with staff from the delegation, recently visited Zintan and exchanged views and opinions with the Chairman and members of Zintan Local Council on the political and security situations in Libya in general, and on the challenges facing the Council in particular. The Ambassador and […]

Libya’s tribal clashes leave 105 dead

Recent tribal clashes in western Libya left 105 people dead and some 500 injured, the government has said. Government spokesman Nasser al-Manaa said there had been no fighting in the mountainous area since Monday, following the deployment of the army. The area includes the towns of Zintan, Mizdah and Shegayga, some 150km (90 miles) south […]