NOC discusses with international energy companies developing oil and gas sector in Libya

13/10/2019 – The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has held a series of meetings in London to discuss the development of oil and gas sectors in Libya.

The NOC head, Mustafa Sanallah, convened a meeting with Suncor and Equinor energy companies to review the mechanisms of enhancing cooperation and activating the role of the Joint Task Force to increase the production of oilfields managed by Harouge Oil Operations company, according to the NOC Facebook page.

Equinor is associated with a production sharing agreement with the NOC and is part of the second consortium of companies in the Sharara oil field, which is operated by Akakus Oil Operations company.

Libyan Express

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Pipeline operator EMG signs terminal deal for Israel-Egypt gas exports

08/09/2019 – The East Mediterranean Gas (EMG) pipeline operator signed a deal to use a terminal belonging to Israel’s Europe Asia Pipeline Company (EAPC) for the export of natural gas to Egypt, the companies said on Sunday.The pipeline arrangement was one of the final hurdles before Israel could begin selling gas to Egypt in a landmark $15 billion export deal. Continuer à lire … « Pipeline operator EMG signs terminal deal for Israel-Egypt gas exports »

Nigeria, India partner on energy security

2019/15/02 – Nigeria and the Republic of India have pledged to work more closely to enhance energy security of both countries.

The consensus came on the heels of a visit Tuesday in Abuja of the Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, His Excellency, Abhay Thakur, to the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, a release by the corporation’s Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, has said. Continuer à lire … « Nigeria, India partner on energy security »

Algeria/India – Algeria’s Sonatrach signs $1 bln gas plant deal with India’s Larsen & Toubro

2019/14/02 – Algeria’s Sonatrach has signed a $1 billion contract with India’s Larsen & Toubro to build plants to produce 11 million cubic metres of gas per day, Sonatrach’s CEO said on Monday.

“The project shows that we still have gas and we can raise output in the coming few years,” Sonatrach’s Abdelmoumene Ould Kaddour told reporters.

Algeria’s gas output was 135 billion cubic metres for whole in 2018.

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How Russia is growing its strategic influence in Africa

2019/06/02. Much has been made about China’s role and profile in Africa and the factors underlying its activities on the continent. Less debated is the spread and depth of Russia’s contemporary presence and profile in Africa.

There was a strong Russian influence in Africa during the heyday of the Soviet Union. The post-independence governments of Angola, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Somalia, Ethiopia, Uganda and Benin at some point all received diplomatic or military support from the Soviet Union. Continuer à lire … « How Russia is growing its strategic influence in Africa »

Dutch Oil and Gas Company seeks resuming operations in Libya

2019/09/01 – Dutch Oil and Gas Company « Rosen » has expressed interest in resuming operations in Libya and cooperating with the Arabian Gulf Oil Company.

This came during a meeting which included a delegation from the Dutch company, the management committee of the Arabian Gulf Company, the sales manager of Rosen, and the director of the company’s branch in Libya.

Several oil companies have expressed their desire to resume work in the country following the recovery of Libyan oil production and increase in the 2018 revenues.

Libya Observer

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UK ambassador to Libya urges international community to support NOC

2018/04/12 – The United Kingdom’s ambassador to Libya, Frank Baker, has stressed the importance of international community and Libyan institutional support for the National Oil Corporation (NOC) as the country’s primary source of income. Continuer à lire … « UK ambassador to Libya urges international community to support NOC »