By Libya Herald reporters.
Tunis, 8 August 2017:
The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has been looking today at what it can do through its own efforts to restore damaged and decaying oil production infrastructure and by extension what work will need to undertaken by outside companies.
NOC chief Mustafa Sanalla met the boss of the state oil firm’s wholly-owned oil service company Jowfe Oil Technology, Majdi Jibril Ed-dersi.
According to NOC they looked at how the entire infrastructure had deteriorated since 2011. Jowfe presented an assessment of damage and deterioration that needed to be repaired and the maintenance that had to be carried out at every level. This also covered the acquisition and warehousing of spare parts.
Ed-dersi explained that Jowfe was currently re-establishing its Benghazi operation which included refurnishing its offices in the city so employees could return to work. He said that the Benghazi authorities had been helpful and encouraging with the renewal of licences, commercial registration and the re-activation of banking relations.
Sanalla thanked Ed-dersi and everyone at Jowfe for their efforts and promised to support the company, while at the same time urging it to speed up its return to normal operations.