Libyan oil firm lifts force majeure on ‘safe’ fields

Libyan firefighters and security personnel stand in front of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) after gunmen attacked the building, in Tripoli, Libya. The company has now lifted a state of force majeure on some of its oilfields. – EPA pic, September 20, 2020.

LIBYA’S state oil firm lifted force majeure on what it deemed secure oil ports and facilities yesterday, a day after strongman Khalifa Haftar said he was lifting a blockade on oilfields and ports.

Pro-Haftar groups had blockaded key oilfields and export terminals from January 17 to demand what they called a fair share of hydrocarbon revenues.

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