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  • 31 July 2013

    Leaders from the global oil and gas industry and NOC Libya are confirmed to speak at the 2nd Libya Forum taking place 16-18 June 2013 at the Cortinthia Hotel, Tripoli, Libya. Decision makers from NOC Libya include, H.E. Abdelbari Al-Arusi, Minister of Oil & Gas, Libya, and Dr Nurri Berruein, Chairman of NOC Libya, who […]

  • 3 October 2017

    After a three-year-long closure due to the military conflict in the country, Libya’s Port of Benghazi reopened on October 1, 2017. The port opening was marked with the arrival of an oil tanker from Tobruk with Abdullah al-Thinni, the Prime Minister of a government based in the east, on board the ship, Reuters reported. The […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Greece-based tanker operator Minerva Marine denied media reports that its 2000-built tanker Minerva Alexandra had been arrested in Libya’s Ras Lanuf. The Greece-flagged crude oil tanker Minerva Alexandra together with Panama-flagged oil tanker Trident Hope were bound for Ras Lanuf port, home to Libya’s major oil export terminal, as last reported by World Maritime News. The tankers, owned […]

  • 9 October 2018

    Italian oil company Eni has agreed to acquire a 42.5% interest in the BP-operated exploration and production sharing agreement (EPSA) in Libya, as part of a deal signed on Monday that will see the two oil companies resume exploration works in Libya.

  • 29 April 2016

    The Indian-flagged tanker that was blacklisted by the UN Security Council for carrying ‘illicit’ oil cargo from Libya’s rival government is heading back to Libya after being denied port entrance to Malta, the ship’s AIS data from Marine Traffic show. The Distya Ameya tanker is expected to reach Al Zawiya on Saturday, April 30th. This was […]

  • 15 April 2015

    The US Coast Guard is imposing conditions of entry on vessels arriving in the United States after having called at any port in Libya during their last five port calls, effective April 24, the US Department of Homeland Security said in a notice. The Coast Guard does not find ports in Libya maintaining effective anti-terrorism measures and finds that […]

  • 16 December 2014

    The ports of Es Sider, Ras Lanuf and Benghazi in Libya are currently closed due to armed clashes, as informed by Inchcape Shipping Services. Es Sider and Ras Lanuf are Libya’s key oil ports that account for approximately 300,000 barrels of oil exports per day. The latest outburst of armed conflicts erupted when Libya’s Air […]

  • 13 June 2017

    The United Nations Security Council reauthorized its member states on Monday to inspect vessels on the high seas off Libya’s coast suspected of violation of the arms embargo imposed on the country. With the move, the Council extended the authorizations for one more year, under which the member states are free to seize and dispose […]

  • 15 February 2016

    Another international tanker got caught up in a dispute between the two opposing governments in Libya over alleged oil and gas smuggling. Namely, a Sierra-Leone flagged oil tanker, identified as the Captain Khayyam, was seized by the Libyan authorities under suspicion of illegally entering Libyan waters with the aim of smuggling gasoline, Reuters reports citing […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The eastern Port of Derna has welcomed the first tanker since the bombing of a Greek-owned tanker by Libyan military forces back in January, the National Oil Corporation of Libya  informed. Namely, a Maltese-flagged tanker Naftilos delivered a cargo of heavy fuel to Derna’s power plant a week ago, signaling to the oil market that the security […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) has announced that GX Technology, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ION Geophysical Corporation, will start the first phase of seismic data acquisition on November 19, 2014 for the LibyaSPAN™ multi-client 2D regional survey in the Libyan territorial waters of the Mediterranean Sea.  The survey is being conducted as part of a joint agreement […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Greece-based tanker operator Minerva Marine denied media reports that its 2000-built tanker Minerva Alexandra had been arrested in Libya’s Ras Lanuf. The Greece-flagged crude oil tanker Minerva Alexandra together with Panama-flagged oil tanker Trident Hope were bound for Ras Lanuf port, home to Libya’s major oil export terminal, as last reported by World Maritime News. The tankers, owned […]

  • 9 July 2015

    Panama-flagged oil tanker Trident Hope and Greece-flagged crude oil tanker Minerva Alexandra, which are bound for Libya’s Ras Lanuf port, are facing arrest, according to the Petroleum Facilities Guard, the Libyan Army unit tasked with the protection of Libya’s oil facilities. Namely, the Guard said that it would impound any vessel that arrives there to load oil or […]

  • 14 May 2015

    Libya issued no warning prior to the attack, according to the second officer of a Turkish freighter that was shelled and then attacked twice by fighter planes off Libya’s city of Derna on May 10, Turkey’s Hurryiet Daily News reports.  The third officer on the Cook Islands-flagged bulk carrier Tuna-1 died in the attack, and several crewmen were injured, […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Oil Company (NOC) of Libya has revealed plans to open more ports during the coming month of Ramadhan that were closed following strikes by local workers and tribal militias demanding jobs and better pay. The move comes as NOC aims to increase Libya’s output to 600,000 barrels per day. The El Sharara and El Feel […]

  • 31 August 2015

    Libya’s National Oil Company and Central Bank chairmen engaged in another round of blitz meetings with oil majors in London in a renewed effort to stop its rival wooing its clients.

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The latest attacks on Libya’s oil ports by Islamic State (IS) forces are likely to continue along the coast as militants further their ambitions in Libya, maritime security company Dryad Maritime believes. However, at this stage there is no evidence that this intent will extend to attacking vessels offshore, Dryad added. The prediction comes following an IS […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    A total of 61,761 barrels of propane gas have been shipped to Italy from Libya’s Zueitina Port, NOC said.

  • 13 May 2016

    India-flagged tanker Distya Ameya has been removed from the UN Security Council’s blacklist initially included amid measures aimed at preventing attempts to “illicitly export crude oil from Libya.” The ship had attempted to transport some 650,000 barrels of crude oil shipped by the country’s eastern government for UAE-based DSA Consultancy FZC. However, the attempt was thwarted by Tripoli-based National Oil Corporation (NOC), the internationally-recognized […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has announced that GX Technology, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ION Geophysical, will start the first phase of seismic data acquisition on November 19 for the LibyaSPAN multi-client 2D regional survey in the Libyan territorial waters of the Mediterranean Sea. The survey is being conducted as part of a joint agreement between […]

  • 13 August 2014

    Following a year of blockades by armed protests, the first shipment of crude oil was loaded aboard an oil tanker and departed Libya’s Ras Lanuf oil terminal on Tuesday evening, Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) said. As reported by Reuters, the tanker Gemini Sun was chartered by Austrian energy group OMV and was sailing towards […]

  • 20 May 2016

    The Maltese-flagged crude oil tanker Seachance has continued to load cargo at the Hariga oil export terminal in Libya after a three-week-long blockade by the Beyda government, Reuters reports citing local government officials. As disclosed, the ship returned to the port on Thursday when in started to load oil again destined for oil trader Glencore. The ship’s AIS […]