Libya’s Mabruk Oil Operations says its eponymous field will restart production in the first quarter of 2023 at a rate of 25,000 b/d using Early Production Facilities. Mabruk has been shut in since 2014 when an Islamic State (IS) attack severely damaged its surface infrastructure (MEES, 6 March 2015).

The target date represents a slight delay on the original plan of October 2022 (MEES, 27 August). But there is movement. Mabruk Oil, a 49:51 JV between France’s TotalEnergies and Libya’s NOC, launched a prequalification invitation for the rehabilitation project on 5 December. The submission deadline is 13 January 2022. (CONTINUED - 198 WORDS)