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Libya's oil production could reach one million barrels a day soon

Speaking to U.K. ambassador, Peter Millett, Libyan National Oil Corporation (NOC) chair Mustafa Sanalla claimed that Libya was on course to produce one million barrels per day by the end of July.

After worker's death Libya's largest oil field shut down

Sharara, the largest oil field in Libya shut down due to a worker's protest. The workers are protesting the death of a colleague according to a source who could not be identified as he she was not authorized to speak to the media.

Op-Ed: Oil exports increasing as Libyan ports reopen

Last Thursday an oil tanker took on the first load of crude for export from the Libyan port of Zuwetina since late last year. The tanker, the Ionic Anassa loaded 800,000 barrels of crude to be exported to China.

Op-Ed: Haftar's return of oil ports to Libyan National Oil Company

The four export ports in Libya's Oil Crescent seized by Libyan general Khalifa Haftar were turned over to the Libyan National Oil Company based in Tripoli.

Guards shut down two Libyan oil fields as salaries not paid

Tripoli - In spite of an agreement between the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) and the Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG) it appears that some guards have not been paid and have shut down two oil fields in protest.

Op-Ed: More problems arise to block Libyan oil exports

Tripoli - An agreement between UN envoy to Libya Martin Kobler and Ibrahim Jodhran, head of the Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG), has been denounced by the chair of the National Oil Company (NOC), Mustafa Sanalla.

Op-Ed: Libyan unity government hopes to increase oil exports

Tripoli - The UN-brokered Government of National Accord (GNA) hopes to open two major oil ports soon. The GNA is in negotiations with the Petroleum Facilities Guards (PFG) who control the ports, Ras Lanuf and Es Sider.

Op-Ed: Libyan oil production and exports may only increase slowly

Tripoli - Recently the two rival Libyan National Oil Companies (NOC), one based in the east in Bayda and the other in the west in Tripoli, have agreed to unify. This is just one small step in restoring production and exports of oil from Libya.

Op-Ed: Rival Libyan National Oil Companies (NOC) agree to unify

Tripoli - The heads of the rival National Oil Corporations (NOC) in Libya have agreed to a unified structure with just one NOC. The move will be welcomed by the oil industry and could lead to a quick increase in production.

Oil shipments resume from Libyan port of Hariga after agreement

Tobruk - The Seachance, a tanker that had been blocked from loading oil for three weeks, is now loading 600,000 barrels of oil for shipment to the UK, both port and oil officials said.

Tobruk-based government challenges Libyan unity government

Tobruk - The Tobruk-based House of Representatives(HoR) is challenging the UN-brokered Government of National Accord(GNA) on who has the right to export Libyan Oil.

Op-Ed: Neutral Libyan NOC gains support from global oil traders

Tripoli - In spite of threats from the internationally-recognized House of Representative(HoR) in eastern Libya, the Libyan National Oil Corp. based in Tripoli continues to be supported by key international traders such as Glencore, Vitol, and Litasco.

Op-Ed: Tobruk Libyan government sets up its own oil company

Tripoli - The internationally recognized Libyan government of Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni has once again tried to dismiss the Central Bank of Libya Governor Saddek Elkaber.

Libyan oil production doing better than expected

Benghazi - Libya's oil sector has recovered relatively quickly from the effects of the 2011 revolution. The national oil company and major foreign firms have been able to bring production back to 1.4 million barrels a day.

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