Libya’s Harouge Oil Operations “achieved a daily production rate of 44,000 b/d” during 2021 “a rate that has not been achieved for years,” the country’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on 7 January.

This comes on the back of rehabilitation work, a ramp up of the Ghani field and the restart of the Naga field. Harouge, which is a 49:51 JV between Canada’s Suncor and Libya’s NOC, had an output capacity of almost 100,000 b/d before the 2011 revolution. But gross output levels have languished well below a third of this for much of the past decade due to a lack of maintenance, damage to facilities and forced shutdowns. (CONTINUED - 276 WORDS)