Libya’s NOC declares force majeure on operations at El Sharara oilfield


FILE PHOTO: A general view of the El Sharara oilfield, Libya December 3, 2014. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny/File Photo

CAIRO (Reuters) – Libya’s National Oil Company (NOC) declared force majeure on operations at El Sharara oil field, the company said in a statement late on Monday.

Libya’s NOC said oil production from Libya’s biggest oilfield will only restart after “alternative security arrangements”, the statement added.

Reporting by Mohamed El-Sherif; editing by Chris Reese

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