Libya’s El-Sharara oilfield, the nation’s largest, will probably be reopened quickly, the pinnacle of the Petroleum Services Guards mentioned.
“Work at the El-Sharara and El-Feel oilfields will be resumed soon,” Ali al-Theeb advised the personal Libya Al-Ahrar TV late Friday.
He, nevertheless, didn’t specify an actual date for the reopening of the oilfields.
El-Sharara oilfield produces greater than 300,000 barrels of crude oil per day, forming roughly one third of the oil-rich nation’s manufacturing.
El-Sharara and El-Really feel oilfields have been shut down earlier this yr.
The 2 oilfields are nonetheless beneath the management of forces loyal to jap warlord Khalifa Haftar.
There was no remark from the state oil firm Nationwide Oil Company (NOC) on al-Theeb’s assertion.
Libya holds Africa’s largest crude reserves, however 9 years of battle and violence within the nation for the reason that 2011 ouster of ruler Muammar Gaddafi have hobbled manufacturing and exports.
Libya’s internationally acknowledged authorities has been beneath assault by Haftar’s forces since April 2019, with greater than 1,000 killed within the violence.
The federal government launched Operation Peace Storm in March to counter assaults on the capital and just lately regained strategic places, together with the Al-Watiya airbase and Tarhuna, which is considered as a major blow to Haftar’s forces.