Libya’s gas exports to Italy fell to 430mn cfd in 2020, down 22% on the year. This is the country’s lowest gas export figure since the 2011 revolution when production shutdowns caused exports to plummet to just 215mn cfd.
Libya is connected to Italy through the 775mn cfd Greenstream pipeline, with gas supplies coming from Eni and NOC’s Wafa field in the southwest as well as the offshore Bahr Essalam field. The 2020 fall in exports comes despite significant output boosts from the completion of new projects at both fields in 2019 (MEES, 13 November 2020). (CONTINUED - 180 WORDS)