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EXCLUSIVE: Libyan rebels will reward their ‘friends’

Libya’s TNC shuts door on Ghanem; post-conflict oil output to soar; Tarhouni vows to honour Qadhafi-era contracts

In the latest of a series of exclusive reports from Benghazi, the capital of rebel-held east Libya, Transitional National Council finance minister Ali Tarhouni and Agoco officials talk to Petroleum Economist's Derek Brower about the future of the country’s oil industry NEW OIL contracts in post-conflict Libya will go to countries that back the rebellion against Muammar Qadhafi, senior figures in the rebel-controlled oil industry said. But there will be no place for Shokri Ghanem, head of Libya’s National Oil Company (NOC), once Qadhafi goes, they added. Transitional National Council (TNC) officials also claimed that the country’s oil production could rise to 3 million barrels a day (b/d),

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