Tag Archives | Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG)

Libya "Lost $1bn in Oil Industry Chaos"

The Libyan Minister of Oil and Gas, Dr. Abdulbari Alarusi [Al Arusi], has told the Financial Times that Libya lost $1 billion due to the disruption in oil production in the past five months alone. "When fields get in the hands of strangers, production there gets put on hold ... We recruited many former rebels […]

Armed Clashes at Waha Oil Field

Reuters reports that armed clashes broke out at Waha Oil's Dahra oil field on Monday, when a militia attacked the security forces guarding it. A source at the company said militia had fired at men working for the oil protection force guarding the field. He said the company was taking steps to move workers from the […]

Petroleum Facilities Guard Increases Security

Libya’s Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG) is boosting security at oil facilities in the west and south of the country following the attack at the Algerian gas plant, Libya Herald reports. According to a statement released on its Facebook page, the PFG said the measures would include: "The formation of a special operations room, including military […]