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Phase 2 of Bahr Essalam Gas Project Completed

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) and Italian oil major Eni have announced the completion of Phase 2 of the Bahr Essalam offshore gas project, a joint venture between the two companies operated by NOC subsidiary Mellitah Oil & Gas Company (MOG). Production from the field’s ninth well began earlier this month, while work on the […]

Eni to help Develop Renewable Energy in Libya

Fayez al-Sarraj, Head of the Presidential Council of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), met in Tripoli with Eni’s CEO Claudio Descalzi (pictured) to discuss the general situation of Libya, with a particular focus on the security issues and Eni's activities in the country. The meeting was also attended by the Chairman of the […]

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 […]

P3+3: There can be no Military Solution in Libya

The governments of Egypt, France, Italy, the UAE, the UK and the US have given a statement on the ongoing hostilities in Tripoli and the situation in Libya: "The governments of Egypt, France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America reiterate their deep concern about ongoing hostilities in […]

EU supports Resilience across Libya

EU supports Resilience and Recovery in 36 Municipalities across Libya The Ministry of Local Governance, the European Union, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) agreed on 1st July at the Third Steering Committee of the “Strengthening Local Capacities for Resilience and Recovery” project to provide better services to six municipalities in Greater Tripoli (Hai […]

LISCO planning $1bn Tender

By John Lee. The Libyan Iron and Steel Company (LISCO) is reportedly planning to announce a $1-billion tender next month to build two new plants. Chairman Mohamed al-Faqih also told Reuters that the company has started exporting to Algeria, and aims to increase production this year. For the new plants, al-Faqih said Lisco is targeting […]

EUR50m Programme to support Basic Services

By John Lee. EU takes part in Steering Committee meeting of €50 million programme to support basic services provision across Libya The European Union, the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) met on 20 June in Tripoli, Libya, for the second meeting […]

Italy gives UNICEF in Libya EUR 2m

By John Lee. The Italian foreign ministry has reportedly approved 2 million euros in funds from the Africa Fund to UNICEF for child protection in Libya. Part of the funds will be used to improve the hygiene and healthcare conditions in the Tripoli area, according to a report from ANSAmed. The project provides for the […]