Libya resumes offshore exploration-NOC

Libya has resumed offshore exploration for the first time since the end of Muammar Gaddafi's era, and the work is being carried out at a bloc operated by Italy's Eni, the National Oil Corporation NOC) said on Monday.

"The National Oil Corporation announces the resumption of exploration activity in the maritime area next to Tripoli at bloc MN41 belonging to Italian company Eni," said a statement on the NOC website.

The bloc is about 100 km (62.5 miles) from Tripoli, it said.

NOC said on Feb. 27 it was resuming onshore exploration work.

(Source: Reuters)

One Response to Libya resumes offshore exploration-NOC

  1. Tarek Alwan 6th March 2012 at 12:07 pm #

    Another encouraging news for E&P companies to consider returning to Libya.

    I am also hoping to see more activities onshore.

    SOC Libya Ltd

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