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Libyan gas revival gathers steam

The conflict-afflicted North African country is starting to build up its gas production, offering greater stability of supply to domestic and international offtakers The conflict-afflicted North African country is starting to build up its gas production, offering greater stability of supply to domestic and international offtakers.
By James Gavin 11 November 2019 Middle East & Africa / Exploration & Production 0 34775
A gas compression station on the GreenStream pipeline in Libya. (Eni)

Libya is boosting gas production as its National Oil Corp. (NOC) takes advantage of improved security at the country’s gas fields – relative to its conflict-riven oil sector – to increase supplies to domestic power stations, downstream industries and the GreenStream pipeline to Sicily.

Recent weeks have seen announcements that have added serious impetus to the growth in Libyan gas output. On 5 November, NOC announced the tie-on of a new well at the Wafa field that will add 424,000 cubic metres per day of output....