Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on 7 September that it expects Waha Oil Company’s Dahra field to reach 40,000 b/d in addition to 40mn cfd of associated gas production as efforts to rehabilitate the field continue.

Dahra used to have an output capacity of around 120,000 b/d but was shut down in 2015 due to an Islamic State attack. Waha, a consortium of TotalEnergies, ConocoPhillips, Hess and NOC, said last month that it had restarted the field with production expected to reach 8,000-10,000 b/d by the end of 2022 (MEES, 19 August). Restarting shut-in fields such as Dahra is a key component of NOC’s target of boosting production capacity from current levels of around 1.2mn b/d to 2mn b/d in the medium term (MEES, 12 August). (CONTINUED - 128 WORDS)