Libya shutdowns cause 550k bpd output loss, NOC media office says

TUNIS, April 20 (Reuters) - Libya is currently losing more than 550,000 barrels per day in oil production from blockades on major fields and export terminals, the National Oil Corporation media office said on Wednesday.

The blockades by groups in southern and eastern Libya citing political demands have caused NOC to declare force majeure on output from several major fields and ports in recent days. The first field went offline on Sunday with others following on Monday and Tuesday.

Reporting by Angus McDowall; Editing by Jon Boyle

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