Joint Statement on the Situation in Libya
- News From Libya -
Oct 26, 2020
The National Oil Corporation announces the lifting of the force majeure on Al Feel (The Elephant) Oil Field and is pleased to inform the entire Libyan people of the comprehensive ending of the blockades in all Libyan fields and ports as of 26 October 2020.
Instructions have been given to the operator, Mellitah Oil & Gas B. V., to resume production in Al Feel Field and the gradual return of Mellitah crude to its normal level in the next few days.
In this regard, the National Oil Corporation Chairman Mustafa Sanalla stated that Libyans understood that the blockade had been very negative on their lives and they strongly support production resumption on a firm footing.
On a related note, the Chairman urged the importance of controlling the media discourse related to production, emphasizing that the only reliable source for announcing the expected production quantities is issued by the National Oil Corporation (NOC) in accordance with the arrangements applicable to the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) and OPEC+.
Source: National Oil Corporation