Libya’s Mabruk Oil Operations this month presented a redevelopment plan for the 34,000 b/d Mabruk field which has been offline since 2015 due to an Islamic State attack (MEES, 6 March 2015). Mabruk Oil, a 49:51 JV between France’s TotalEnergies and NOC, says it aims to restart the field in October 2022 following a three-part redevelopment plan consisting of Early Production Facilities, repairing field infrastructure and restoring power supply. The project will involve 22 fields, according to Mabruk Oil.

The restart of shut-in fields is key to Libya’s long term output goals (MEES, 11 June). But funding issues and political uncertainty remain major obstacles (MEES, 27 August & MEES, 27 August). (CONTINUED - 211 WORDS)