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OMV Restarts Production; Increases Stakes in Libyan Fields

Austria's OMV has announced that, as a result of the improvement in the political and security situation in Libya, it has successfully started up production at both the Sirte and Sharara oil fields. The Sharara fields are located in the Murzuq basin. In Q4/2016 OMV’s production from Libya amounted to approximately 3,000 bbl/d. OMV also […]

NOC Meeting on Water Treatment

Within NOC Board of Directors’ interest in health, safety and environment of the areas adjacent to oil fields a meeting was held on Monday 15 February 2016. The Chairman of the NOC's Board of Directors, Mr. Mustafa Sanalla, and the Member of the Board of Directors, the General Manager of Exploration and Production Department Mr. […]

Armed Protesters Storm Zueitina Port

A group of armed protesters reportedly stormed the oil port of Zueitina on Tuesday, demanding that workers halt operations. According to Al Jazeera, it was not immediately known what the protesters wanted, but they were recognised as being part of a group of civilian demonstrators who shut down the terminal for several weeks earlier this […]

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 […]

Zueitina Port Resumes Oil Exports

Bloomberg reports that the Zueitina port has re-opened for crude oil exports, with a ship scheduled to load 700,000 barrels. The shipment of Abu Attifel grade crude oil, delayed by bad weather, would mark the first crude export from the port since it was closed at the end of last year, when protesters prevented employees […]

Zueitina Pre-Qual for Drilling Rigs

Zueitina Oil Company intends to issue the below tender and wishes to invite for pre-qualification interested, experienced and reputable companies specializing in providing similar services stated below to submit all required information related to the companies for inclusion a bidders list to be invited to participate in the following tender: Drilling Rigs 1500HP & 2000HP […]

Zueitina to Resume Oil Exports in Days

Reuters reports that the Zueitina oil terminal should reopen in the coming days. The oil ministry gave the go-ahead to re-start operations after the protesters who forced the shutdown last month had left the site. Negotiations on the protesters demands are ongoing. No oil has been shipped from Zueitina, which normally exports around 60,000-70,000 bpd, […]