Archiv: National Oil Corporation (NOC / Libya)

20.09.2020 - 13:55 [ Xinhuanet ]

Libya’s state-owned oil firm lifts force majeure on „safe“ oil facilities

„The National Oil Corporation announces lifting the state of force majeure on the safe oilfields and ports,“ the NOC said in a statement.

„The state of force majeure shall remain on the oilfields and ports where presence of members of Wagner gangs and other armed groups, which are obstructing the activities and operations of the National Oil Corporation, is confirmed,“ the statement said.

19.01.2020 - 12:22 [ ]

Berlin Libya summit calls for all parties to refrain from oil hostilities

The draft also recognizes Tripoli-based state oil company NOC as the sole legitimate entity allowed to sell Libyan oil, according to the draft, which will be discussed at the summit.

19.01.2020 - 09:50 [ ]

Libyan National Oil Corporation declares ‘state of emergency’ after Haftar’s forces close eastern oil ports

Libya’s national oil company has declared a “state of emergency” after exports of its oil from the ports in the eastern part of the country were blocked by forces loyal to the Libyan National Army’s General Khalifa Haftar.

The Petroleum Facilities Guard – a militia that controls major export terminals in eastern Libya – has ordered local subsidiaries of the National Oil Corporation (NOC), who run them, to cease all operations, the firm said in a statement.

12.07.2019 - 11:41 [ ]

Tripolis will nach Fund französischer Waffen Erklärung

Der Außenminister der international anerkannten Einheitsregierung in Tripolis, Mohammed Tahar Siala, rief seinen französischen Amtskollegen Jean-Yves Le Drian „dringend“ auf zu erklären, wann und wie die Waffen in den Besitz von Haftars Truppen gelangt seien.

12.07.2019 - 11:35 [ ]

Missiles belonging to French army found at pro-Haftar base in Libya


The missiles were intended for the “protection of a French military unit deployed to carry out counter-terrorism operations”, the ministry added.

In its statement, the French ministry of defence also denied the Javelins had been given to Haftar’s forces, and it further reiterated that the arms were not subject to import restrictions because they were intended for the protection of French troops.

20.04.2019 - 16:07 [ CNN ]

Trump praises Libyan general as his troops march on US backed government in Tripoli

President Donald Trump spoke with Libyan general Khalifa Haftar Monday, praising his role in fighting terrorism and securing Libya’s vast oil resources even as Haftar’s troops continue their offensive against the UN and US-backed government in the Libyan capital of Tripoli.

07.04.2019 - 14:22 [ ]

Libya’s oil fields fall into Haftar’s hands


In the short term, Haftar’s offensive has actually improved Libya’s oil production, now running at about 1mn bl/d. Sharara had been closed since December after the militia paid to guard it took control, demanding a massive pay rise. When Haftar’s forces captured Sharara they allowed the militia to stay, provided it removed key leaders and dropped excessive pay demands. In early March the NOC reopened the field.

07.04.2019 - 14:17 [ Bloomberg ]

Libya’s Haftar Takes Control of Country’s Largest Oil Field


Armed protesters had closed down the 300,000 barrel-per-day deposit in December, demanding more money and investment in the remote region.

“Sharara is completely secure and ready to resume pumping,” LNA spokesman Ahmed al-Mismari said Tuesday in a telephone interview. “The guards at the field handed over the field to our forces peacefully.”

10.03.2019 - 03:26 [ The Libya Observer ]

PC seeks German cooperation for implementing development projects

The PC’s deputy head indicated the importance of the Forum as it comes in conjunction with the implementation of the economic reforms program, which promotes the resumption of work in the development programs and the stalled projects carried out by German companies.