Libya announces 1st oil export after lifting force majeure

MENA , Sunday 17 Jul 2022

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) of Libya announced on Sunday that the Italian oil tanker 'IBELA' loaded an oil shipment through the Brega oil terminal of the Sirte Oil and Gas Company.

File photo: Pipelines are seen at the Zueitina oil terminal, after oil exports resume in Zueitina, west of Benghazi, Libya. Reuters


The NOC said the IBELA's arrival marked the official resumption of oil exports after nearly a three-month suspension.

NOC Chairman Farhat Bengdara announced the end of the closures in all oil fields and ports, as of Friday, after lifting force majeure.

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