The Chairman of Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC), Farhat Bengdara, and TotalEnergies’ CEO, Patrick Pouyanné, met in Paris today to discuss the French company’s multi-energy strategy and activities in Libya”.
The two executives also talked about “the ongoing implementation of the strategic agreements signed with the Libyan authorities in November 2021 for the sustainable development of the country’s natural resources,” TotalEnergies said in a statement.
During the meeting, Pouyanné expressed his willingness to “launch new investments to increase Libya’s oil production for supplying the world market as well as gas output for both the domestic and the European export markets.”
The French corporate leader said that his company aims to help Libya in “building a more sustainable future through an improved use of its natural resources, including solar energy, which will directly improve the accessibility of cleaner, more reliable and more affordable electricity to the Libyan people.”
🇱🇾🇫🇷 Delighted to meet the @NOC_Libya Chairman Farhat Bengdara today. We discussed @TotalEnergies’ multi-energy strategy in #Libya & our will to increase oil & gas production to bring more energy to international and EU markets as well as solar energy https://t.co/6NVsRypKWB
— Patrick Pouyanné (@PPouyanne) August 25, 2022