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Acting Libya Oil Minister To Be Replaced By NOC Chairman
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Libya's acting oil minister Omar Shakmak will resign and be replaced by the chairman of the state oil firm NOC, Mustafa Sanallah.
CNPC Asks Chad to Drop $1.2B Claim Over Oil Dumping
Thursday, August 14, 2014 China National Petroleum Corporation denies breaking environmental rules in Chad's oil sector and called on the government to cancel its $1.2 billion claim filed before an arbitration court in Paris.
Liberia Looks Ahead With New Oil Bid Round
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 Liberia is inviting international companies to bid for offshore oil production licenses as it grapples with an Ebola fever outbreak.
Texas Energy Firm Worker Killed In Egypt
Monday, August 11, 2014 An American employee of Apache was killed last week in an apparent carjacking in the western Egyptian desert, officials say.
Cyprus Offshore Gas Drilling To Start Before Fall
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Cyprus' energy minister says that exploratory drilling in the first of six potential gas fields off the east Mediterranean island's coast is slated to begin before the end of summer.
Libya Says Its Oilfields Are Safe From The Fighting
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Libya is pumping crude oil at around 500,000 barrels per day and all its oilfields are secure despite continued violence, an official from the Libyan Oil Ministry says.
Libya Oil Output Slips, Fresh Fighting In Tripoli
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Libyan oil production has fallen, turning back a hard-won increase since April in revenue for the government facing increased fighting around the airport in the capital and in the eastern city of Benghazi.