Libyan Economy Minister, Mohamed al-Huwaij, discussed with the French Ambassador to Libya, Beatrice du Helen, strengthening cooperation between the two countries and raising the level of trade exchange, during a meeting at the Ministry’s headquarters in Tripoli.
“Local forces in the regions of Cyrenaica and Fezzan are considering closing oil fields and terminals and stopping oil exports in protest at the policies of the National Unity Government headed by Abdel Hamid Dbeibah,” an informed source announced.
Tatneft restarts operations on oilfields in Libya, suspended in 2014 because of hostilities in the country, Assistant to General Director Vasily Mozgovoi said at an online conference with investors on Wednesday.
The Libyan Prime Minister, Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh, affirmed his government’s full support for the oil sector as it is an important and vital sector and that it represents more than 95% of the revenues of the Libyan state.
Senior representatives of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) and the National Energy Services Reunited (NESR), an American energy firm, met in Tripoli yesterday to discuss cooperation in oil exploration and drilling, NOC said.
The Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) signed a memorandum of understanding with Enterprise Greece, the official investment agency of the Greek state, to cooperate on investment and renewable energies, according to a statement by the LIA.