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Halt to Libya's Zueitina oil port, linked fields cuts output more

May 05 2015

TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya All crude flows to Libya's Zueitina port have stopped after protesters demanding jobs blocked a pipeline, forcing the closure of several eastern oilfields, oil officials said on Tuesday.

Libya's foreign reserves fell by a quarter last year

May 04 2015

TRIPOLI/CAIRO, May 4 Libya burned through more than a quarter of its foreign currency reserves in 2014 to offset a fall in vital oil revenues and keep the country running, official data showed on Monday.

UPDATE 2-Libyan chaos threatens more oilfields, power supply and gas exports to Italy

Apr 29 2015

TRIPOLI, April 29 Libyan protesters have shut down an eastern gas field and threaten to close the western Wafa oil and gas field, which would stop gas exports to Italy, a spokesman for state oil firm NOC said on Wednesday.

Libya closes El Feel oilfield due to strike by security guards

Apr 26 2015

TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya A strike by Libyan security guards over salary payments has forced the closure of the western El Feel oilfield, a spokesman for state oil firm NOC said on Sunday.

Libya's two biggest oil ports to open soon: NOC official

Mar 31 2015

TRIPOLI Libya two biggest oil ports, Ras Lanuf and Es Sider, will be able to open once security checks are made as forces backing the country's rival government have left the area after months of fighting, a National Oil Company (NOC) official said on Tuesday.

Libyan oil guards demand state firm to reopen the two biggest oil ports

Mar 30 2015

TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya A Libyan state oil security force has called on state oil firm NOC to reopen the Ras Lanuf and Es Sider oil ports, the country's two biggest, after a rival force pulled out from the area following months of fighting, a spokesman said on Monday.

Libyan oil guards demand state firm to reopen the two biggest oil ports

Mar 30 2015

TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya A Libyan state oil security force has called on state oil firm NOC to reopen the Ras Lanuf and Es Sider oil ports, the country's two biggest, after a rival force pulled out from the area following months of fighting, a spokesman said on Monday.

Libyan general sworn as top commander as his planes hit Tripoli airport

Mar 09 2015

TRIPOLI Warplanes from Libya's internationally recognised government on Monday attacked an airport in Tripoli, the capital controlled by a rival administration, officials said.

Libyan general sworn as top commander as his planes hit Tripoli airport

Mar 09 2015

TRIPOLI Warplanes from Libya's internationally recognized government on Monday attacked an airport in Tripoli, the capital controlled by a rival administration, officials said.

Czech, Austrian, other foreigners missing after Libya oilfield attack

Mar 07 2015

PRAGUE/TRIPOLI Up to 10 foreign workers are missing after a militant attack on a Libyan oil field and there is a possibility they have been taken hostage, Czech and Libyan officials said on Saturday.

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