Libya oil production down 70 percent – Arusi

By Sami Zaptia.

Tripoli, 1 August 2013:

At yesterday’s press conference, Oil Minister Abdelbari Arusi announced that Libya’s oil production is down 70 percent due to armed stoppages at the various oil terminals.

Arusi said that production at Sidra, Ras Lanuf, Brega, and Herega were stopped due to armed industrial action. He said that only 30% was being produced at Zawia.

Together with the Prime Minister, Arusi condemned these armed strikes and blockades that were for purely personal demands, he said.

This is affecting the income of all Libyans, they argued. It will affect . . .

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