Refugees with TB ‘left to die’ in Detention Centres

Amid ongoing conflict in and around the capital, OHCHR spokesperson Rupert Colville (pictured) expressed deep concern about the “ghastly conditions” in which migrants and refugees are being detained in the capital Tripoli and elsewhere. He explained that at the Zintan facility south of Tripoli, 22 people had died of tuberculosis – which is preventable – and […]

Wintershall Dea sees Risks to Libyan Production

By John Lee. The CEO of Germany’s Wintershall Dea has said that the current instability in Libya presents a significant risk to the company’s on-shore production. On the sidelines of the 2019 St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF-2019), Mario Mehren (pictured) told TASS: “We have offshore production that has the advantage of being offshore so […]

Bahr Essalam recovery operation saves $23m

By John Lee. The Mellitah Oil and Gas Company (MOG), a National Oil Corporation (NOC) operating company, has successfully performed a ‘fishing operation’ to recover a production string stuck in the CE02 well of Libya’s largest producing offshore gas field – Bahr Essalam. The 24-day operation was conducted by a drilling team from MOG’s gas […]

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 […]

Weekly Security Report from Whispering Bell

Advertising Feature Whispering Bell produces a 7-10 page report that covers the past week of political, security, and economic events that occurred within Libya, comprehensive data/risk collection, maps for country-wide security events, and includes forward-looking analysis on the political and security situation over the coming weeks. Please click here to download an edited version of […]

Latest Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Replace 80KM 30” AMNA pipeline towards Ras Lanuf tank farm, Harouge Oil Operations Supply and replace of 80KM 30” Messla pipeline towards to Ras Lanuf tank farm, Harouge Oil Operations Security Services, ENI CCTV upgrade at Mellitah, ENI Electricity sub-station, Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) […]

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: Project Associate, UNDP – United Nations Development Programme Head of Solutions Mapping, UNDP – United Nations Development Programme Project Development Intern, Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED) (Source: UN) (Picture: Finger pressing a new career start button from Olivier Le Moal/Shutterstock)

Video: Pompeo asked to clarify Policy on Libya

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. US Congress members are asking the White House to clarify its position on Libya. They say the confusion over the Trump administration’s stance on renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar is being used by armed […]