Tag Archives | Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG)

US Welcomes Reopening of Libyan Energy Sector

U.S. Embassy Libya's statement on the apparent Libyan agreement to reopen the energy sector As responsible Libyan parties come together in UN-facilitated peaceful dialogue, the U.S. Embassy is encouraged by an apparent sovereign Libyan agreement to enable the National Oil Corporation (NOC) to resume its vital and apolitical work. In an exchange of letters between […]

NOC Lifts Force Majeure at Al Sharara Field

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has announced that it has reached what it describes as an 'honor agreement', under which the Petroleum Facilities Guards (PFGs) "abides by ending the entire obstacles that face Al Sharara Field in a way that guarantees there will be no security breaches and in a way that […]

NOC Condemns PFG incursion at Sharara

From the National Oil Corporation: Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) expresses its strong dissatisfaction with the continued militarization of its fields after the commander of the southern region, Al-Mabrouk Sahban, entered the Sharara oilfield, which belongs to Akakus Oil Operations Company, by force, on Saturday August 29, 2020. Al-Mabrouk Sahban was accompanied by 20 members […]

Mercenaries "a Threat" to Libyan Oil

Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) has said it is deeply concerned about the continuing militarization of its oil facilities and the heavy presence of foreign mercenaries at various oil fields and ports in the east and south of the country. In a statement, the company said: The number of mercenaries at the Ras Lanuf petrochemical […]

NOC: Deterioration of Security Situation in Gulf of Sirte

Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) is deeply concerned at the serious deterioration in the security situation in areas surrounding oil facilities in the Gulf of Sirte. Violent Clashes took place over the past 48 hours in the Brega region, only hundreds of meters away from oil tanks, between armed groups called Al-Saiqa and the Petroleum […]

NOC confirms Continuation of Force Majeure at Ports

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has confirmed the continuation of force majeure on Hariga, Brega, Zueitina, Es Sider and Ras Lanuf ports, following orders by Major General  Nagi al-Moghrabi, commander of the Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG) in the Eastern Region, and Colonel Ali al-Jilani from Greater Sirte Operations Room, to NOC subsidiaries on January 17, […]

Divide deepens as Eastern Forces Close Oil Ports

By George Mikhail for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libyan divide deepens as eastern forces shut down oil ports A new weapon is being used as a means of pressure in the Libyan conflict. Namely, Libya’s oil. The Tripoli-based National […]

NOC declares Force Majeure after LNA Blockades Exports

NOC declares force majeure after LNA blockades oil exports from Brega, Ras Lanuf, Hariga, Zueitina and Sidra ports The LNA General Command and the Petroleum Facilities Guard of the Central and Eastern Regions  have instructed the managements of Sirte Oil Company, Harouge Oil Operations, Waha Oil Company, Zueitina Oil Company and Arab Gulf Oil Company […]