Bold statement ignores large political hurdles facing NOC.
By Aidan Lewis
Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on Tuesday it would immediately start working to resume crude exports from ports seized in recent days by forces loyal to eastern commander Khalifa Haftar.
Welcoming pledges from Haftar’s Libyan National Army and the pro-Haftar head of Libya’s eastern parliament that the ports would be placed under NOC control, NOC Chairman Mustafa Sanalla said he hoped for a “new phase of cooperation”, and that production could be raised to 600,000 barrels per day (bpd) from about 290,000 bpd within a month.
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Security and Risk Report 15/03/23
MAST’s security report issue 365 is available to read now. In the Gulf of Guinea, two incidents have been reported in the period observed. Nigeria’s