Libya Tribune

Oil Production

As Libya Spirals Toward Chaos, The West Has Financial Levers To Stop The Fighting

By Ethan Chorin and Monem Alyaser

Just as oil and gas wealth were the pillars of Col. Muammar Gaddafi’s brutal rentier state, they are at the heart of the civil conflict raging in Libya – demonstrated recently by an escalating battle over storage depots and lifting ports in the country’s oil-rich East, and rumors of an imminent siege of Libya’s former capital city of Tripoli, which threatens full-blown civil war. Read More

Libya – Only the Brave

By Chris Stephen

The capture of the country’s four central oil ports by the army of general Khalifa Hafter in September has seen oil production almost double, and brought the subsequent re-opening of abandoned fields by the National Oil Corporation (NOC) in the Sirte basin. Read More