Author: Chris Stephen
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
Tunisia struggles on
7 December 2016
A fresh energy minister and new discovery offer glimmers of light
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
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
No end in sight in the war for Libya’s oil
25 May 2016
Production and exports have collapsed and may fall further. The country may be split in two. Oil is at the centre of the zero-sum conflict
Libya's Ghani oilfield raided by Islamic State
20 March 2015
"There was screaming and shouting - It was chaos" - a soldier from the country's Petroleum Facilities Guard speaks out about the gunmen's murderous raid on the Ghani oilfield
Attack at Libya's Es-Sider threatens oil industry
14 January 2015
The attack at Es-Sider has plunged the country's oil industry into its ever-deepening civil war
End of Libyan oil blockade comes with risks
25 July 2014
An agreement to resume exports has reassured oil markets. But several hurdles remain, Chris Stephen reports from Tripoli