El Sharara News

Libyans fear showdown as eastern commander eyes capital

OIL Haftar took the southern El Sharara and El Feel oilfields last month, completing a campaign which has given him effective control of the country’s crude output of around one million barrels a day.

Reuters , Africa Mar 9, 2019

Libyans fear showdown as eastern commander eyes capital

OIL Haftar took the southern El Sharara and El Feel oilfields last month, completing a campaign which has given him effective control of the country’s crude output of around one million barrels a day.

Reuters , Africa Mar 9, 2019

Oil price rises as uncertainty over Nigeria elections, Venezuela tension mounts

“Supply risk is ever present with Venezuelan tensions brewing a notch higher, the National Oil Corporation in Libya refusing to start production at the El Sharara field,” he added, while also citing uncertainty over elections in top African oil exporter, Nigeria.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 27, 2019

UAE to host Libyan meeting to try reopen El Sharara oilfield -diplomats

TUNIS/TRIPOLI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates is bringing together players in Libya’s conflict and the state oil firm to try to reopen the El Sharara oilfield, the North African country’s biggest, diplomats and other sources said on Monday.

Reuters , Africa Feb 26, 2019

Oil price tumbles after Trump tells OPEC to ‘relax’

“Supply risk is ever present with Venezuelan tensions brewing a notch higher … the National Oil Corporation in Libya refusing to start production at the El Sharara field,’’ Harry Tchilinguirian, global oil strategist at BNP Paribas in London, told the Reuters Global Oil Forum.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 25, 2019

African Union calls for peace conference on Libya in July

In a separate development, forces loyal to General Khalifa Haftar of the self-declared Libya National Army (LNA) assumed full control of El Sharara, Libya's biggest oil field.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 13, 2019

Libyan assembly head calls for lifting of force majeure at top oilfield

FILE PHOTO: A general view of the El Sharara oilfield, Libya December 3, 2014.

Reuters , Africa Feb 12, 2019

African Union calls for peace conference on Libya in July

In a separate development, forces loyal to General Khalifa Haftar of the self-declared Libya National Army (LNA) assumed full control of El Sharara, Libya's biggest oil field.

Al Jazeera , Africa Feb 12, 2019

East Libyan forces say they have full control of El Sharara oilfield

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Eastern Libyan military forces have full control of Libya’s biggest oilfield, El Sharara, a spokesman said, in a challenge to the internationally recognised government in Tripoli.

Reuters , Africa Feb 11, 2019

Exclusive: East Libyan force wants to take El Sharara oilfield by talks

MARJ, Libya (Reuters) - East Libyan military forces are in talks with protesting state guards to take over the nation’s largest oilfield El Sharara peacefully and pass it to the state oil firm, a commander said on Monday.

Reuters , Africa Feb 11, 2019