Tag Archives | Sharara Field

Western Oil Fields and Pipelines Restarted

The Wall Street Journal reports that Libya's oil production is set to double with the reopening of western oil fields and pipelines Monday. Exports from two eastern ports resumed when protesters ended their occupation of the facilities after coming to an agreement with the government. A spokesman for the National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on […]

El Sharara Oilfield Still Closed

Reuters reports that, despite the fact that tribesmen have ended their blockade of the El Sharara oilfield, production cannot resume until a separate protest at a connecting pipeline is resolved. The manager of the 340,000 barrels-a-day field told Reuters that there were negotiations aimed at ending the closure of the pipeline valves in the western mountains […]

Sharara Oilfield Closed

Production at Sharara oilfield has reportedly been stopped again, this time according to Libya Herald by Petroleum Facilities’ Guards (PFG) loyal to Obari’s Supreme Council of Revolutionaries. The oilfield was open for only four days following the withdrawal of Tuareg protestors from Sharara just over one week ago. The PFG forces, with indirect links to […]

Oil Output Down Due to Protests

Libya's oil production has fallen by 70,000 bpd in the past week, to just 390,000 bpd, due to protests disrupting output from the El Sharara oilfield. A spokesman for the National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on Sunday that the El Sharara oilfield was below its capacity of 340,000 bpd because protesters partially shut down a […]

Disruptions Cut Libyan Oil Output

New protests have shut down several Libyan oilfields, cutting output by around a third, reports Reuters. Workers calling for management change shut down production at several fields belonging to Zueitina Oil Company on Monday.  The protest started at the 103 D field then spread to the 103 A and Zala oilfields, and has now spread […]

Akakus Pre-Qual for Inspection of HV Lines

Akakus Oil Operations (formerly Repsol Oil Operations) is seeking companies/contractors with expertise in: "Washing and Thermographic Inspection of High Voltage Overhead Transmission Lines and Associated Equipment" At present, Akakus Oil Operations needs to Pre – Qualify Local and Foreign Companies / Contractors (Established and Registered in Libya) who meet the criteria to participate in the Tendering […]