A strike by Libyan security guards over salary payments has forced the closure of the western El Feel oilfield, a spokesman for state oil firm NOC said.
A field engineer told Reuters the Opec producer had close
Libya's eastern port of Hariga reopened after security guards ended a strike over salary payments, and a tanker has started lifting about 700,000 barrels of crude, an oil official said.
The guards had stage
Libya's official government has so far failed to sell oil on its own via an account and middlemen in Dubai, as customers continue to buy crude directly from a state oil firm under the control of a rival government, oil sources said.
Libya's eastern oil port of Hariga has closed due to a strike by security guards over salary payments, an oil official said.
A tanker docked at the port has been forced to stop loading crude, the official s
Two tankers will lift 1.3 million barrels of crude from east Libyan ports Hariga and Zueitina, oil officials said.
The Hariga port was expecting a tanker to lift 700,000 barrels of crude, an oil official said.
As many as 700 migrants were feared dead on Sunday after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean, raising pressure on Europe to face down anti-immigrant bias and find money for support as turmoil in Libya and the Middle East worsens the crisis.
A video purportedly made by Islamic State and posted on social media sites on Sunday appeared to show militants shooting and beheading about 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya.
Reuters was unable to verify the authenticity of the vi
Libya's official government, holed up in the east after being forced to flee the capital, is struggling to sell crude oil under a new system it has devised in an attempt to bypass a rival administration in Tripoli.
Libya has closed the eastern oil port of Hariga due to bad weather, an oil official said.
A tanker has been waiting for two days to dock at the port to lift one million barrels of crude but bad weather ha
Libyan forces opposed to the country's internationally recognised government have warned it that any attempts to export oil independently would force them to take military action to seize oil ports and facilities.