Libya PM moves state oil HQ to troubled Benghazi

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.

Libyan gas complex attacked by militants

Published: May 21, 2013 at 5:37 AM

TRIPOLI, Libya, May 21 (UPI) — Militants stole as many as 20 military vehicles when they raided the Mellitah oil and natural gas complex in western Libya, a military leader said.

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Libya’s ports reopen after protests, gas complex attacked

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.