Posts Tagged ‘Sharara’

Libya’s Sharara oilfield closed by Fezzan Rage Movement protesters

  • 8 December 2018 - 16:50
Libya’s Sharara oilfield closed by Fezzan Rage Movement protesters

The Libyan biggest oilfield, Sharara, has been shut down by a number of protesters from the Fezzan Rage Movement, the movement said on is social media pages. The movement said the shutdown also included El Feel oilfield. The closure is because of the inaction of the National Oil cooperation...

Libya’s larger oilfield “Sharara” attacked by armed men

  • 21 November 2018 - 19:47
Libya’s larger oilfield “Sharara” attacked by armed men

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) subsidiary Akakus has confirmed that Sharara oilfield sub-station B-6NC-186 has been attacked around 3 pm on Tuesday, November 20, 2018, by an armed group of eight men, adding that no employees were hurt in this attack or production affected by this...

Libya’s giant oilfield Sharara recovers, produces 260.000 bpd

  • 15 August 2018 - 17:36
Libya’s giant oilfield Sharara recovers, produces 260.000 bpd

Libya’s giant Sharara oilfield is producing 260,000 barrels per day (bpd) after the restart of a control station that had been closed due to the kidnapping of two workers, an engineer at the field said on Wednesday. Station 186 was restarted on Sunday amid tightened security, and was...

Production at Sharara oilfield in south Libya disrupted over abduction of engineers

  • 14 July 2018 - 20:38
Production at Sharara oilfield in south Libya disrupted over abduction of engineers

Production at Libya’s giant Sharara oil field is said to fall by at least 160,000 barrels per day (bpd) on Saturday after two staff were abducted in an attack by an unknown armed group, the National Oil Corporation (NOC) said. The attack happened at a control station on the outskirts of...

Four engineers – one Romanian – kidnapped in Libya’s Sharara oilfield

  • 14 July 2018 - 12:03
Four engineers – one Romanian – kidnapped in Libya’s Sharara oilfield

Sources from Libya's Sharara oilfield said Saturday that four engineers, one of whom from Romania, were kidnapped and taken to an unknown place. The sources added that the engineers were abducted from their workplace by unknown armed group. However, hours ago, sources reported that two of the...

Military plane crashes in Sharara oilfield in Libya, three killed including pilot

  • 29 April 2018 - 13:58
Military plane crashes in Sharara oilfield in Libya, three killed including pilot

 A military plane crashed while taking off from Sharara oilfield in Libya leaving three killed including pilot. National Oil Cooperation said on its website following the tragic crash that the plane was a cargo c-130 aircraft that emptied 18 tons of supplies at the oilfield of Sharara and...

Libya oil production loses 300.000 bpd as gang shuts down key Sharara oilfield, demanding LYD 25 million

  • 4 March 2018 - 20:45
Libya oil production loses 300.000 bpd as gang shuts down key Sharara oilfield, demanding LYD 25 million

    Libya’s Sharara oil field stopped pumping crude oil and the National Oil Corporation announced force majuere inside it after a gang in Hamada area shut down pipeline from Sharara to the Zawiya refinery.   This plague to Libya's oil production comes several days...

Foreign workers at Libya’s Sharara oilfield evacuated for fear of hostilities

  • 5 September 2017 - 10:30
Foreign workers at Libya’s Sharara oilfield evacuated for fear of hostilities

Foreign workers at Libya's Sharara oil field, which is currently shut, have been temporarily evacuated because of unspecified information about activity nearby, an engineer at the field said on Monday, Reuters reported. Sixteen workers from countries including Spain, France, the Philippines and...

Libya’s Al-Zawiya oil refinery operating in half capacity

  • 29 August 2017 - 10:29
Libya’s Al-Zawiya oil refinery operating in half capacity

Libya’s Al-Zawiya oil refinery, which is the largest operating plant in the country, was working at only half its capacity due to the shutdown at the Sharara oilfield, a source at the refinery told Reuters on Monday. The Al-Zawiya oil refinery produces 120,000 barrels per day (bpd), and it is...