Tag Archives | Benghazi

UAE Groups Suspected of Violation of Arms Embargo

By John Lee. UAE-based companies have reportedly shipped nearly 11,000 tonnes of jet fuel to eastern Libya, in a suspected violation of an international arms embargo. According to documents seen by the Financial Times, the shipment, under investigation by a UN panel of experts, had a market value of nearly $5 million when it was […]

NOC condemns "Illegal Shipment of Aviation Fuel"

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has claimed that in recent days there has been an illegal shipment of aviation fuel into Libya. The NOC has informed the UN, GNA and numerous other governments of what it calls "these clear violations to UN resolutions and Libyan laws". It said in a statement: "This […]

Latest Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Logistics Marine supply base services in Malta, ENI Replace MCC & generator protection & control panels of gas turbines GT1/GT2/GT3/GT4 Messla field, Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) HVAC system for replacement of existing system at AGOCO offices in Benghazi, Arabian Gulf Oil Company […]

Latest Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Replacement of two (2) fire watertanks, T-603A & B at Sarir Refinery, Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) Construction of a new well head workshop at Nafoora oil field- Project No: P-62, Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) Supply and installation of new HVAC system […]

USAID Provides Essential Supplies to Schools in Benghazi

When students at three schools in downtown Benghazi returned to class last week, they found their classrooms now contained essential equipment like desks, whiteboards, IT equipment, and other vital supplies. The equipment was provided by USAID to enable the resumption of normal operations at these schools, two of which were previously rehabilitated by UNDP’s Stabilization […]

Companies Pre-Qualed for NOC Buildings in Benghazi

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has announced the final results of the prequalification process for selecting a contractor to build the new NOC offices in Benghazi, which were designed by architects 3XKO: TGG Construction & Development LLP SEMBOL Construction Daewoo E&C Co., Ltd Hanwha E&C corporation Limak Ins. San. Ve Tic. A.S. […]

Libya's First Microcredit Agency Launched

Expertise France and the Government of the United Kingdom support the creation of the first microcredit agency in Libya Expertise France, the French technical assistance agency, in partnership with Assaray Trade and Investment Bank (ATIB), has launched the first microfinance institution in Libya – Namaa Tamweel. The €2-million project is financed by the UK government […]

Libya Reopens Sebha Airport

By John Lee. Sebha [Sabha] airport (pictured) has reportedly reopened, having been closed since January 2014 due to security problems. According to Reuters, a commercial flight from Benghazi landed at the southern airport on Friday. (Source: Reuters)