The 31 August restart of production at Libya’s 220,000 b/d Ras Lanuf refinery has left producers at key fields supplying the plant hopeful of hiking production.

Production at the fields in Libya’s Sirte Basin which supply Ras Lanuf port and refinery has been limited in recent months not by the refinery outage per se. Rather the resultant additional crude export volumes had put pressure on storage at Ras Lanuf port, where three tanks were destroyed in last year’s fighting. This had (CONTINUED - 900 WORDS)