Three Libyan oilfields have gone offline and output has declined by 360,000 bopd after militia violence, the country’s NOC announced.
Libya's oil production is 1.069 million b/d, and the country hopes to grow its output to as much as 1.25 million b/d this year, a source close to production said Monday.
The approval by the IMF Executive Board of the First Review of the program shows the IMF’s strong support for Egypt in these efforts.
Стороны обсудили взаимодействие на рынке нефти в рамках Декларации о кооперации по добровольной корректировке объемов добычи. Алжирская сторона поддержала совместное заявление Александра Новака и Министра промышленности и минеральных ресурсов Саудовской Аравии Халида Аль-Фалиха от 15 мая с.г. по продлению совместных добровольных действий ведущих производителей нефти на 9 месяцев – до 31 марта 2018 г.
Private investment in U.S. natural gas and oil infrastructure could create over 1 million U.S. jobs.
Libya froze all new foreign investment in 2011 after the civil war that toppled strongman Moammar Gadhafi. International oil companies such as Total SA of France and ConocoPhillips have long had operations in Libya, and Eni SpA of Italy has found ways to keep pumping even as clashes among warring militias and Islamic State damaged the country’s oil infrastructure.
Operations have restarted at two key oil fields and a connected pipeline in Western Libya that have been shut down for over two years, Libyan officials said, following an agreement with local tribes.
Eni has agreed a $1.125bn deal to sell a 30 per cent stake in its giant Egyptian gas field Zohr to Rosneft, as the Italian company continues efforts to monetise the recently-discovered field.
"Libya is in such a dangerous economic situation, there is no way it can participate in OPEC production cuts for the foreseeable future," NOC Chairman Mustafa Sanalla told delegates at the Arab-Austrian Economic Forum in Vienna on Friday, according to an NOC statement.
BP announced that it has agreed to buy from Eni a 10% interest in the Shorouk concession offshore Egypt, which contains the super-giant Zohr gas field, for $375 million.