Tag Archives | Marsa al Hariga

Hariga Oil Port Reopens

Libya’s eastern oil port of Hariga, in Tobruk, has reopened after security guards ended their protest. A spokesman for state-owned National Oil Corporation (NOC) said a tanker took on a cargo of 750,000 barrels of oil, with a second tanker expected to load 600,000 barrels. He added that the western El Feel [El Fil, Elephant] oil […]

Hariga Port Remains Closed

By John Lee. The eastern Libyan oil port of Hariga (Marsa al Hariga) remains blocked by state security guards, according to a report from Reuters. The guards allege that they have not been paid for months. A spokesman for state-0wned Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO), which runs the port and connecting oilfields, said the finance […]

Zueitina and Hariga Ports Re-Opened

An agreement on reopening the Zueitina and Marsa al-Hariga oil ports was signed in Zueitina on Sunday, with the ports of Ras Lanuf and Es Sider due to reopen in the next two to four weeks. According to the terms of the agreement, the government will pay financial compensation to the rebels, drop legal charges […]

Hariga Port to Resume Oil Exports

Hariga port in Eastern Libya is set to resume oil exports within days, according to a report from Reuters. Protesters have reportedly agreed to end their four-month blockade of the port; Mohamed ben Shatwan, head of Arabian Gulf Oil Co (AGOCO), which operates the Hariga port, confirmed to Reuters that an agreement had been reached, […]

NOC Lifts Force Majeure at Hariga

Due to what it descrines as "the improvement of the circumstances which may enable the starting of production and loading operations in some oil harbours", the National Oil Corporation (NOC) has declared the lifting of Force Majeure at "Alhariga Oil Harbour" [Marsa al Hariga]. Operations were scheduled to resume at 09:00 a.m. on Thursday, 31st […]

Marsa al Hariga Oil Port Resumes Operations

Libya's largest crude oil export terminals remained shut on Monday, but an oil ministry spokesman said that the small port of Marsa al Hariga had resumed full operations and is ready to export. According to a report from Reuters, there is hope that this could pave the way for a wider solution to the worst […]