Posts Tagged ‘Sharara’

Libya’s NOC reopens Sharara oilfield

  • 5 March 2019 - 16:11
Libya’s NOC reopens Sharara oilfield

Libya's National Oil Corporation says production is to resume within hours at the southwestern Sharara oil field after control was retaken from an armed group last month. The militia's blockade had cost the state oil company around $1.8 billion in lost production. NOC chairman Mustafa...

Libya’s state oil firm lifts force majeure on Sharara oilfield

  • 26 February 2019 - 20:18
Libya’s state oil firm lifts force majeure on Sharara oilfield

After arriving in the UAE on Monday, the Chairman of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) Mustafa Sanallah met with the Head of the Presidential Council Faye Al-Sirraj and agreed on reopening Sharara oilfield and lifting force majeure.  "Sanallah met with the chairman of the Presidency Council...

Libya’s HoR Speaker calls for lifting force majeure at Sharara oilfield

  • 12 February 2019 - 20:18
Libya’s HoR Speaker calls for lifting force majeure at Sharara oilfield

The House of Representatives (HoR) Speaker Aquila Saleh has demanded that the Chairman of National Oil Corporation (NOC), Mustafa Sanallah, lift the force majeure declared in December at Sharara oilfield - the country's largest oilfield. The HoR's spokesperson Abdullah Bleheeq said Saleh said so...

Libya’s biggest oilfield is now under control of Haftar’s forces

  • 12 February 2019 - 13:28
Libya’s biggest oilfield is now under control of Haftar’s forces

Eastern forces loyal to Libya’s self-styled army under the command of Khalifa Haftar have taken control of the country’s biggest oilfield - Sharara - and say it is secure and ready to resume production. Haftar’s self-styled army fanned out in the southwestern Sharara field, people with...

Haftar’s forces seize Libya’s largest oilfield Sharara

  • 7 February 2019 - 13:22
Haftar’s forces seize Libya’s largest oilfield Sharara

East-based Libyan self-styled army forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar said they had captured the closed Sharara oilfield on Wednesday. Haftar’s forces' spokesman Ahmed Al-Mismari called on state oil firm NOC to lift force majeure, a contractual waiver, it had declared when it shut down...

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...