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.
It is too early to say when Libyan oil ports Es Sider and Ras Lanuf can reopen after a force loyal to a self-declared Tripoli government pulled out troops from frontlines near to the terminals, an oil official said.
Libya, struggling with militant attacks and two governments vying for control of the country, has boosted oil production to around 622,000 barrels a day (bpd), a report from state firm NOC said, higher than previously expected.
Libya's state oil firm NOC based in the Tripoli is operating independently, said a minister of a rival government of the North African that controls the capital city.
Last week, the internationally recognised government based
Tunisia has again closed its airspace for flights from western Libya, an official said on Tuesday, just days after allowing Libyan planes from Tripoli back for the first time in around six months.
"We've suspended tempora
Libya's internationally recognised government said of the country's oil should be arranged through a state firm based in Benghazi under its leadership to prevent fraud.
If implemented, the decision woul
Tunisia will reopen part of its airspace to flights from western Libya for the first time in around six months, following the re-establishment of its consulate in Tripoli, a senior official said on Tuesday.
Last year Tunisia halte
Libya's oil production has risen to around 490,000 barrels a day (bpd), an industry source said.
The Opec producer managed to restart the El-Feel and Wafa oilfields in western Libya while maintaining produc
Spain said the European Union (EU) should consider an oil embargo and freezing of Libyan central bank assets if UN-brokered talks to resolve the country's political crisis failed.
EU foreign ministers agree
A tanker has lifted one million barrels of crude at the eastern Libyan Hariga port, an oil official said on Wednesday.
Another tanker was expected to dock at the port later this week, he said, asking not to be named.