Tagged With Libya
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
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
The outages start to hurt
18 May 2016
The market has at last noticed the mounting supply-side problems, which are now pushing up oil prices
Libya’s enduring calamity
24 March 2016
A new unity government seems destined to deliver neither unity nor government
Bottoming out: the fragile recovery of the oil market
10 February 2016
The good news is that the fundamentals should start to improve. But speculation abounds that oil could get caught in the wider market downdraft
Libya on the brink
7 January 2016
Hopes for the UN's unity government are fading, IS is capitalising on the chaos, renewing its assault on energy infrastructure, and the drumbeat for Western intervention is getting louder
Division in Libya slows production
18 November 2015
Libya’s Zueitina terminal has been shut again amid an effort by the east to wrest control of the country’s crude-export revenue
Libya on the brink
2 September 2015
Hopes for the UN's unity government are fading, IS is capitalising on the chaos, renewing its assault on energy infrastructure, and the drumbeat for Western intervention is getting louder
Hope for peace negotiations in Libya
29 June 2015
Talks between Tobruk and Misrata offer more hope than the UN-led negotiations
Libyan fields could resume production after negotiations
29 June 2015
Libyan oil production could almost double, pouring more light oil into an oversupplied global market
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
Instability in Libya threatens oil industry
23 February 2015
The West must stop ignoring the collapse of a country it helped break but forgot to help fix
Review: The Libyan Revolution and its Aftermath
10 February 2015
A new book helps explain why the revolution to topple Muammar Qadhafi turned sour so quickly
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
North Africa buffeted by fragile politics and markets
23 October 2014
Libya's oil output is recovering. But both it and neighbour Algeria are struggling to market their barrels
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
Libyan port deal puts pressure on crude prices
22 April 2014
Tensions in Libya and the Middle East along with Russia and Ukraine boosted prices at the start of the month
North Africa packs Silurian heat
28 January 2014
The region has plenty of unconventional oil to exploit. Politics is the only real obstacle
Libya's rebels struggle to secure cash and recognition
20 January 2014
Oil remains at the heart of an increasingly bitter war of words between the government in Tripoli and Benghazi-based insurgents
Libya rebels warn oil port bid will result in extreme anarchy
13 December 2013
The rebel group that controls three of Libya’s biggest oil ports has rejected a pledge by Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan to reopen the terminals on 15 December
Opec crude output at two-year low as global production falls
22 October 2013
Steep falls in output from Libya and Iraq led to Opec output falling below 30m b/d