By Sami Zaptia.
London, 13 October 2019:
Libya’s state National Oil Corporation (NOC) discussed its production increase plans with Equinor and Suncor Energy, it revealed on Friday.
The discussions came as part of a series of meetings held in London to discuss recent oil and gas sector developments in Libya by NOC chairman Mustafa Sanalla.
The NOC reported that Sanalla met with Joe Smargiassi, General Manager of Suncor Libya, to ‘‘examine mechanisms to enhance cooperation. They focused on the activation of a Joint Project Team to increase production at fields operated by Harouge Oil Operations (HOO)’’.
The NOC also reported that Sanalla held talks with Equinor, which is an NOC Exploration and Production Sharing Agreement partner and a member of the second-party consortium of the Akakus-operated Sharara oil field.
Equinor was represented by Paul McCafferty, Senior Vice President for Exploration, Janne Cecilie Rui, VP for Exploration Offshore Access, as well as Pierre Marais, VP & Country Manager, and Fadel Harib, Deputy GM & Asset Manager of Equinor Libya.
The NOC delegation included Eng. Abulgasem Shengheer, NOC board member for exploration and production, and Mr. Abdulwahab En-Neamy, chairman of HOO Management Committee.