Tag Archives | Benghazi

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)

Security Council Press Statement on Libya

The Members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the attack on a UN Convoy on 10 August 2019 in Benghazi. Those behind the attack should be identified and held accountable. The Members of the Security Council expressed their deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims, and wished a speedy and […]

EU strengthens Fisheries Industry in Libya

A group of officials and technical experts from a diverse set of Libya’s leading coastal cities visited Galicia in mid-July on a study visit intended to advance the development of a local fisheries industry in Libya, complementing a project already launched with the support of the European Committee of the Regions and the Italian region […]

NOC, Schlumberger to establish Benghazi Training Centre

By John Lee. As part of National Oil Corporation’s (NOC) focus on upskilling the next generation of oil sector workers, the corporation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Schlumberger to establish a specialised training and development centre in Benghazi. The centre will concentrate on professional excellence in exploration, drilling and petroleum engineering, and be […]