Tagged With Libya
Chief Executive of the Year
23 November 2017
Mustafa Sanallah, NOC Libya
Libya's meddling militias
14 November 2017
Violence and political disputes are preventing Libya's oil production settling back to pre-conflict levels
How much longer can Libya's NOC defy political gravity?
26 September 2017
Output has soared and the state firm is targeting another 30% increase by year-end. Politics remains the big obstacle
Help not hinder Africa
12 July 2017
Oil in Africa has a bad press—but it needn't be that way, argues a new book
Arab oil states: the devil's in Opec's data
20 June 2017
The group's latest figures show Gulf oil states' earnings have plummeted, while the region's population keeps rising
Eastern Libya tries to wrest control of oil supply again
15 June 2017
NOC output growth plans threatened by renewed dispute
Libya's unending oil war
10 April 2017
As the latest battle in the Sirte basin shows, Libya's output recovery remains hostage to the country's politics
Libya's east ups the ante
10 April 2017
Haftar's recapture of the oil crescent and the GNA's disintegration have prompted renewed efforts by Tobruk to sell its own oil
Deepening conflict in Libyan oil heartland threatens output
7 March 2017
Islamic militias widen their influence, endangering production
Libya's political chaos deepens
14 February 2017
An Islamist militia attack on the Sirte Basin was repulsed. But more conflict looks likely
Will rising Libyan oil production ruin the Opec deal?
16 January 2017
Exempt from the cuts, the country could still help decide their success or failure
Libya’s oil war flares up
12 December 2016
NOC’s plans to lift output are under threat after renewed fighting in the Sirte basin
Libya - only the brave
8 December 2016
Libyan oil-output growth will eventually need the return of foreign firms
Tumult/Reform in the Middle East
1 December 2016
Weak oil prices hung over the region in 2016, a year of more war but also some efforts at renewal
The elusive oil market balance
21 September 2016
Slow demand growth, bloated stocks and managed money are impeding the price recovery
Libya: A ceaseless campaign
19 September 2016
Our report on the country’s energy infrastructure is the definitive guide to Libyan oil, politics, and civil unrest
The oil world's most difficult job
19 September 2016
NOC’s chairman fears a disaster if his company is dragged into the war for Libya’s oil
Does Libya still hold opportunities for IOCs?
19 September 2016
The end-July deal to reopen the ports should be good news for investors. But convincing them to return may take time
Oil crescent endgame
19 September 2016
The political disintegration since 2014 has led inexorably towards a final battle for control of Libya's commanding heights
A fractured oil sector
19 September 2016
Years of civil war and terror have severely damaged Libya's energy capability. A recovery faces many hurdles
Libya's oil war starts
14 September 2016
The east's capture of four ports gives it a huge victory in the battle for the country. Oil exports may rise and the conflict could deepen
NOC’s Sanallah: ports deal with ‘criminal’ Jadhran threatens Libyan oil recovery
11 August 2016
The UN’s agreement to pay off militia controlling oil terminals will ‘contaminate’ its reputation in the country and sets a dangerous precedent, says NOC chief
NOC pleads for money from Tripoli
11 August 2016
Unity government’s refusal to transfer funds pledged to state firm is stalling oil-output recovery, says NOC chief
Sanallah: Keep NOC out of the war
11 August 2016
Oil is now driving the conflict in Libya, says the state company’s boss, and dragging the firm into it will worsen the situation
Libya’s dangerous oil deal
3 August 2016
The UN-brokered ports deal with Jadhran cannot, on its own, increase the country’s oil output. But it may worsen the conflict
Libyan oil unity?
8 July 2016
A deal to unite the eastern and western NOCs could lift output quickly – or crumble in a battle over revenue