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Libya Lifts Force Majeure on Sidra & Ras Lanuf Ports

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has declared the lifting of Force Majeure status at Sidra and Ras Lanuf ports as of Friday 23 October 2020. In a statement, the NOC said instructions have already been given to start production arrangements subject to the standards of general security and safety precautions and the […]

NOC Welcomes Reopening of Oil Ports

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) welcomes the statement of the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the chairman of the Presidency Council supporting NOC's proposal to resume production and export of oil and to freeze sales revenues in NOC accounts in the Libyan Foreign Bank. Revenues should remain frozen until a comprehensive political agreement […]

Oil Storage Capacity Increased at Ras Lanuf

By John Lee. National Oil Corporation (NOC) subsidiary Harouge Oil Company has replaced Ras Lanuf storage tank no. 7, which has a capacity of 500,000 barrels of crude oil, bringing the port’s storage capacity to its highest level since 2016. This will help prevent forced oil field shutdowns, especially during winter weather which can disrupt […]

Major Libyan Port Project Agreed

Historic Economic Agreement Unites Libya's East and West in the Development of One of North Africa's Largest Deep-Sea Ports International investment firm, The Guidry Group, announced this week that Libya's government authorities in the East and West have come together and formally agreed to jointly support what will become one of North Africa's most highly-automated […]

Libya announces Reopening of Oil Terminals

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has announced the lifting of force majeure at the ports of Ras Lanuf, Es Sider, Hariga (pictured) and Zuetina after the facilities were handed over to the corporation this morning, July 11, 2018. In a statement, the NOC said: "Production and export operations will return to normal levels within the […]

Strike Delays Loading at Zawiya Oil Port

By John Lee. A strike by workers protesting over salaries at the oil port of Zawiya has reportedly delayed the loading of oil on Monday. The port exports crude oil from the giant El Sharara field. Sources told Reuters that negotiations were under way to resolve the dispute. (Source: Reuters)

Benghazi Port Reopens after Three Years

By John Lee. Benghazi’s shipping port reopened on Sunday following a three-year closure. The port is used for general cargo, and to import gas and some refined petroleum. It closed in 2014 due to fighting between rival factions. Benghazi's airport reopened in July. (Source: Reuters)