Norwegian state upstream giant Equinor on 17 October signed an MoU with Libya’s NOC to “study and evaluate the oil and gas potential in the Libyan maritime region.”

All of Libya’s current offshore production comes from fields offshore the capital Tripoli in the west of the country – namely the Bouri oil field and Bahr Essalam gas and condensate field operated by the Eni/NOC Mellitah oil and gas consortium, and the 18,000 b/d Jurf oil field operated by TotalEnergies. Mellitah liquids output was 179,000 b/d for 2022. (CONTINUED - 240 WORDS)