Overwhelming response for ME Arabic language course

The practical introductory course to the Arabic language sponsored by Malta Enterprise to assist those entrepreneurs carrying out their business activities in Arab speaking countries or interested in expanding their business activities in the region has been oversubscribed, prompting the Corporation to set up another class that will be held simultaneously. Classes will now go on […]

Marathon Oil: Field Maintenance to Slow Libya Oil Output Ramp-Up

 Marathon Oil Corp. (MRO) said Wednesday production from its operations in Libya is expected to ramp-up slowly this year as oil-field maintenance remains challenging after the political unrest. "As far as Libya goes, we have purposely removed that from our (2012 production) guidance because I think you're going to see some variability out there," David […]

Libya Reports Foot-and-Mouth Disease Outbreaks in Sheep, Cattle

Libya reported multiple outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease in sheep and cattle in the northwest of the country, according to a notice to the World Organization for Animal Health. The infectious livestock disease affected 170 cattle and 3,500 sheep at a total of 13 locations, with the first notified outbreaks starting Dec. 18 in the Misratah […]

Libya Crude Bookings Rise to 1 Million Barrels a Day Next Week

Nine tankers have been booked so far to load about 1 million barrels a day of crude oil in Libya next week, according to data from Poten & Partners Inc. The ships have been chartered to pick up 970,000 metric tons, the equivalent of about 7.1 million barrels, the New York- based shipbroker’s figures show. […]

Libya NTC Rejects Ghoga Resignation

At a meeting in Tripoli Monday, Libya's National Transitional Council, NTC, rejected the resignation of the deputy head of Libya's ruling Council, Abdel Hafiz Ghoga, who had stepped down after protests against him in Benghazi On January 22. Intisar al-Akili a member of the NTC told AFP. that during its meeting, the council examined Ghoga's […]

French warships in Libya to train navy, demine oil ports

Two French warships arrived at Tripoli's port on Tuesday carrying navy crewmen who will train the Libyan navy and help demine oil ports, a Libyan defense ministry official said. Foreign states are worried about the Libyan interim government's capacity to secure its Mediterranean coast, which could be used as a gateway into Europe for arms […]