Waha Oil Company, a subsidiary of the National Oil Corporation (NOC), announced today the arrival and loading of the Maltese flagged Matala oil tanker from the oil port of Sidra. This comes, it added, after the lifting for force majeure and resumption of production.
The tanker will load one million barrels of oil destined to Italy.
Waha said the shipment comes after it began to gradually restore its production, and that this is the first shipment to be exported since production stopped last April.
This restart of Libya’s oil production and export comes after the appointment of a new NOC board of directors headed by Farhat Bengdara, replacing the former board headed by Mustafa Sanalla.
Yesterday, Mellitah Oil and Gas had announced that it had started pumping 40,000 bpd of oil from its El-Feel oil field to its Mellitah coastal processing complex.
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