Russia is suspected of deploying troops to Libya, but what’s Moscow’s play in this muddy conflict?

2018/11/10 – Russian and Western media outlets say Moscow has been deploying troops to Libya for the past several months, reportedly to bolster one group in the country’s civil war. Russia is apparently filling a vacuum: the U.S. has effectively abandoned its efforts to intervene in the situation, and European nations are more concerned with stemming the flow of immigrants from Africa than resolving the conflict. Meduza takes a look at who’s fighting whom in Libya, and what Russia’s interests are in this messy conflict. Continuer à lire … « Russia is suspected of deploying troops to Libya, but what’s Moscow’s play in this muddy conflict? »

Libya – Italian and British oil firms Eni & BP agree with NOC to resume exploration

2018/08/10 – Libya’s National Oil Corporation, BP and Eni today signed an agreement expected to lead to Eni and BP working together to resume exploration activities on a major exploration and production contract in Libya.

A letter of intent (LOI) was signed in London by National Oil Corporation chairman Eng. Mustafa Sanalla, BP group chief executive Bob Dudley and Eni chief executive officer Claudio Descalzi. Continuer à lire … « Libya – Italian and British oil firms Eni & BP agree with NOC to resume exploration »

Savannah Petroleum Interim Loss Widens, Progresses Niger Operations

2018/02/10 – Savannah Petroleum PLC said on Friday it posted a widened loss in the first half of 2018 as it prepares to test the Amdigh-1 well in Niger.

The pretax loss for the six months to the end of June was USD17.6 million, widened from USD5.8 million the year before, due to substantially higher operating expenses caused by costs associated with the proposed acquisition of the Seven assets. Continuer à lire … « Savannah Petroleum Interim Loss Widens, Progresses Niger Operations »

Libya oil output rising despite adverse security conditions

2018/09/25 – The Chairman of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) Mustafa Sanallah stated Sunday, that the production of oil in Libya has risen despite the current security challenges, hitting its highest level in five years. Continuer à lire … « Libya oil output rising despite adverse security conditions »

Iran oil minister to attend JMMC meeting in Algeria in September: ISNA

2018/08/15 – Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh will attend a meeting of an OPEC/non-OPEC committee that monitors output compliance, known as the JMMC, in Algeria in September, the Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA) reported on Wednesday. Continuer à lire … « Iran oil minister to attend JMMC meeting in Algeria in September: ISNA »

China’s President Arrives In Africa To Develop Deeper Military Ties With Continent

2018/07/21 – Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Africa on a four-nation visit seeking deeper military and economic ties.
His visit comes as the US, the country’s rival in a bitter trade war, shows little interest in the world’s second most populous continent. Continuer à lire … « China’s President Arrives In Africa To Develop Deeper Military Ties With Continent »

Libya closes Ras Ajdir border with Tunisia

2018/07/12 – Libyan officer in charge of Ras Ajdir border crossing with Tunisia, Najmi Muammar, confirmed that the border has been shut to traffic by the Libyan side since Tuesday evening. Continuer à lire … « Libya closes Ras Ajdir border with Tunisia »