May 29 (Reuters) – Libya confirmed on Wednesday that the headquarters of the state energy firm would move to the volatile eastern city of Benghazi, a response to demands for more authority for the oil-rich region which may prove a headache for international companies.
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May 22 (Reuters) – Protesters have turned off a valve on a pipeline carrying oil to the eastern Libyan terminal of Zueitina, industry sources said, as politicians called for tougher action against those who attack oil facilities following a spate of disruptions.
Tripoli – Libya’s interior minister has submitted his resignation, two official sources said on Tuesday, after months of efforts to curb armed groups who helped topple Muammar Gaddafi but have since stalled the transition to democracy.
May 20 (Reuters) – Libya’s oil terminals at Tobruk and Zueitina re-opened over the weekend after protests forced both ports to shut, Libya’s deputy oil minister Omar Shakmak said.
“There were no firefights and the militias left the area. Activities there are proceeding as normal,” an Eni spokesman said.
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