Two Libyan oil fields resume production


Two Libyan oil fields have resumed production, officials say, enabling the first delivery of oil from onshore fields to a key refinery for the first time in weeks and sparking hopes of political stabilization.

Production has resumed at the El-Feel field in southern Libya, jointly operated by the state-owned National Oil Co. and Italy's Eni (E), and at the Eastern Zilten field, which is controlled by state-owned Sirte Oil and supplies the Brega oil terminal, also restarted in recent days as the operation was deemed secure.

The easing of the oil shutdown comes after Libya's supreme court yesterday ruled as unconstitutional the election of Islamist-backed premier Ahmed Miitig.

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  • june1234
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    Today "Libya" is producing less than 1/10th the oil is was outputting before the 2011 "operation odyssey dawn". Sounds like the whole country is unconstitutional
    17 Jun 2014, 08:27 AM Reply Like
  • dacama1
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    What a wonderful Arab Spring we have had. Brought to you by our equally wonderful President.
    17 Jun 2014, 08:42 AM Reply Like
  • Hendershott
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    You believe the Arab Spring was a product of the US?
    17 Jun 2014, 09:40 PM Reply Like
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