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Serraj calls for a unified Libya stance by international community

Serraj calls for a unified Libya stance by international community

By Sami Zaptia. London, 19 July 2018: Head of Libya’s Presidency Council, Faiez Serraj, called on the international community to present a unified stance towards Libya, to push…

PC member Majbri suspends membership from GNA – until real political and security reform is implemented

PC member Majbri suspends membership from GNA – until real political and security reform is implemented

By Sami Zaptia. London, 19 July 2018: Presidency Council and Government of National Accord (PC/GNA) member Fathi Majbari (Majbri) has announced the ‘‘suspension’’ of his membership from these…

UNSC responds positively to Libyan request for audit of spending by its Central Banks

UNSC responds positively to Libyan request for audit of spending by its Central Banks

By Sami Zaptia. London, 18 July 2018: The UN Security Council has responded ‘‘positively’’ to the letter from Faiez Serraj, the head of Libya’s Presidency Council, requesting the…

NOC announces force majeure at Zawia port

NOC announces force majeure at Zawia port

By Sami Zaptia.                                    London, 18 July 2018: Libya’s National Oil Corporation…

Consultative phase of the Libyan National Conference comes to an end

Consultative phase of the Libyan National Conference comes to an end

By Sami Zaptia. London, 17 July 2018: The consultative phase of the Libyan National Conference came to an end last Wednesday 11 July, the Geneva-based Centre for Humanitarian…

Second batch of Presidential Guard cadets graduate

Second batch of Presidential Guard cadets graduate

By Sami Zaptia.                                         London, 17 July 2018: Libya’s Presidential Guard announced the graduation of its second batch of cadets on Sunday 15 July 2018 in Tripoli. It…

HoR concludes debate of constitution referendum bill – to put to final vote on 30 July

HoR concludes debate of constitution referendum bill – to put to final vote on 30 July

By Sami Zaptia.                                       London, 17 July 2018: Libya’s House…

End of 2018 Libyan elections should only be held if conditions are ‘’right’’: Salame to UNSC

End of 2018 Libyan elections should only be held if conditions are ‘’right’’: Salame to UNSC

By Sami Zaptia.                                         London, 17 July 2018: The UN SRSG and head of UNSMIL, Ghassan Salame, said that the planned Libyan elections in December 2018 should only…

NOC lifts force majeure on El-Feel oilfield

NOC lifts force majeure on El-Feel oilfield

By Sami Zaptia.                                London, 16 July 2018: Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) lifted…

Sharara oilfield armed attack leads to 160,000-barrel per day production loss: NOC

Sharara oilfield armed attack leads to 160,000-barrel per day production loss: NOC

By Sami Zaptia.                                  London, 15 July 2018: Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC)…

CBL latest financial statement shows increased oil revenues for first half of 2018

CBL latest financial statement shows increased oil revenues for first half of 2018

By Sami Zaptia.                                         London, 15 July 2018: The latest financial figures released by the Tripoli-based Central Bank of Libya (CBL) for the period 1/1/2018 to 30/6/2018 reveal…

NOC lifts force majeure on oil ports

NOC lifts force majeure on oil ports

By Sami Zaptia.                                         Lugano, 11 July 2018: Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) has announced the lifting of force majeure in the ports of Ras Lanuf, Es Sider,…

CBL to continue with agreed economic reforms

CBL to continue with agreed economic reforms

By Sami Zaptia. London, 9 July 2018: The Tripoli Central Bank of Libya said that despite the recent ‘‘financial developments and circumstances’’ that the country was going through,…

Agreed 2,000 megawatt electricity projects on hold due to financing problem

Agreed 2,000 megawatt electricity projects on hold due to financing problem

By Sami Zaptia. London, 6 July 2018: Contracted electricity projects approved in December generating 2,000 megawatts of power are on hold due to the inability to organize funding,…

Serraj confirms and condemns Tripoli attack on PC member Majbari

Serraj confirms and condemns Tripoli attack on PC member Majbari

By Sami Zaptia. London, 6 July 2018: Nearly a week after the unconfirmed report of an attack on the house of Presidency Council (PC) Deputy Fathi al-Majbari, PC…

Business

LIA renews MEDCO Energy oil exploration agreement

LIA renews MEDCO Energy oil exploration agreement

By Sami Zaptia. London, 12 June 2018: The Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) has announced that,…

AGOCO to raise oil production up to 220,000 by next Friday

AGOCO to raise oil production up to 220,000 by next Friday

By Sami Zaptia. London, 24 May 2018: Libya’s Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) announced today…

CBL warns that dealing in virtual currencies such as Bitcoin are illegal in Libya

CBL warns that dealing in virtual currencies such as Bitcoin are illegal in Libya

By Sami Zaptia. London, 17 May 2018: The Tripoli-based Central Bank of Libya (CBL) has…

NOC completes maintenance work on Baher-Essalam / Sabratha offshore gasfield

NOC completes maintenance work on Baher-Essalam / Sabratha offshore gasfield

By Sami Zaptia. London, 14 May 2018: The second phase of the processing and linkage…

CBL meets World Bank team in Tunis to discuss reform of the Libyan financial sector

CBL meets World Bank team in Tunis to discuss reform of the Libyan financial sector

By Sami Zaptia. London, 12 May 2018: The Tripoli-based Central Bank of Libya (CBL) reports…

Libyan-Tunisian trade set to increase in 2018 : General Union of Libyan Chambers

Libyan-Tunisian trade set to increase in 2018 : General Union of Libyan Chambers

By Sami Zaptia. London, 10 May 2018: The head of the General Union of Libyan…

NOC holds launch event for Benghazi oil conference in October

NOC holds launch event for Benghazi oil conference in October

By Sami Zaptia. London, 2 May 2018: The National Oil Corporation (NOC) held an official…

NOC says it is yet to approve Total purchase of Marathon’s share in Waha concession

NOC says it is yet to approve Total purchase of Marathon’s share in Waha concession

By Sami Zaptia. London, 24 April 2018: Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) has stated that…

The Italian-Libyan Business Development Association is launched in Tripoli

The Italian-Libyan Business Development Association is launched in Tripoli

By Sami Zaptia. London, 22 April 2018: The Italian-Libyan Business Development Association was launched at…

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