Tripoli, 8 July 2012:
Three of the five oil export terminals shut down last week by armed federalists have restarted, National Oil . . .[restrict]Corporation (NOC) chairman Nuri Berruien annnounced today.
In a telephone call with Reuters, Berruien also said that some production had resumed. The stoppages cut production by 300,000 barrels per day (bpd), with total production capacity currently at 1.6 million bpd, around it’s pre-war level.
The three terminals, at Ras Lanuf, Sidra and Brega, account for about half of Libya’s total export capacity between them. It is believed that the oil terminals at Zueitina and Mara Hariga area remain closed. [/restrict]