Libya’s crude production has continued its recovery in spite of the ever deteriorating political situation, as output in the country’s oil heartland continues to rise.

Production stood at 725,000 b/d on 4 September, according to National Oil Corporation (NOC) spokesman Muhammad al-Harari. This represents an increase on the 650,000 b/d recorded by the state-owned NOC a week earlier. (CONTINUED - 392 WORDS)