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NOC Data: Libya Boosts Oil Output Despite Turmoil
Friday, March 27, 2015 Libya, struggling with militant attacks and two governments vying for control of the country, has boosted oil production to around 622,000 bpd, a report from NOC says, higher than previously expected.
Cyprus Draws Norway Parallel After Latest Gas Quest Failure
Thursday, March 26, 2015 Cyprus' president sought to draw a parallel with oil-rich Norway after the latest failure in the Mediterranean island nation's quest for gas.
Libya's State Oil Firm NOC Operating Independently, Says Rival Government
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 Libya's state oil firm NOC based in the Tripoli is operating independently, says a minister of a rival government of the North African that controls the capital city.
Libya's State Oil Firm Operating Independently Of Rival Governments
Thursday, March 19, 2015 Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) is working independently without taking orders from either of the country's rival governments, the Tripoli-based group says.
Mubadala Petroleum Signs Agreement for Geological Study Offshore Morocco
Thursday, March 19, 2015 Mubadala Petroleum signs agreement for a geological study over Mediterranee Ouest, offshore Morocco.
Minister: Noble Set to Declare Cyprus Natural Gas Find Viable
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 Noble Energy is expected to declare its Aphrodite natural gas field offshore Cyprus commercially viable within weeks, according to the country's energy minister.
Libya's Recognized Government: Oil Sales Must Go Through NOC In East
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 Libya's internationally recognized government says that any sales of the country's oil should be arranged through a state firm based in Benghazi under its leadership to prevent fraud.
Eni Makes 'Significant' Gas, Condensate Discovery Offshore Libya
Monday, March 16, 2015 Italy's Eni makes a 'significant' discovery of gas and condensate offshore Libya.
Croatia Could Opt for Referendum on Adriatic Gas and Oil
Monday, March 16, 2015 Croatia could hold a referendum on the planned exploitation of potential gas and oil wells in the Adriatic, Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic said, responding to growing criticism from environmental groups.
NOC: Libya's El Feel, Wafa Oilfields Working Normally
Thursday, March 12, 2015 Libya's southwestern El Feel and Wafa oilfields are working normally despite power problems, the country's state-run oil company NOC says.
Austria: Foreigners Seized By Islamic State In Libya
Monday, March 09, 2015 Islamic State militants in Libya seized a group of foreigners at the al-Ghani oilfield last week, a spokesman for the Austrian foreign ministry says citing "secure information".
BP And Partners To Invest $12B In Egypt Gas Deal
Friday, March 06, 2015 BP expects to invest around $12B with its partners as part of a finalized West Nile Delta concession deal to develop 5 trillion cubic feet of gas resources and 55 million barrels of condensates.
NOC: Libya Declares Force Majeure on 11 Oilfields Due to Insecurity
Thursday, March 05, 2015 Libya has declared force majeure on 11 of its oilfields due to the deteriorating security situation after several oil installations and ports were targeted by attacks, the state-run National Oil Corporation says in a statement on its website.
Official: Libyan Forces Hit Oil Ports with Air Strikes, Minor Damage
Tuesday, March 03, 2015 A warplane belonging to forces controlling the Libyan capital Tripoli bombs the oil ports of Ras Lanuf and Es Sidra, causing minor damage.
Islamist Militants Shell Two Libyan Oilfields, Port Pipeline Damaged
Monday, March 02, 2015 Islamist militants shell Libya's Bahi and Mabrouk oilfields, damaging a pipeline to the Es Sidra oil port, a spokesman for forces protecting energy infrastructure said.