Tag Archives | Ministry of Oil

Oil Minister Replaced

Libya's deputy oil minister, Omar Shakmak, who headed the oil ministry as a caretaker since the departure of former oil minister Abdulbari Alarusi [Al Arusi] in January, has told the Wall Street Journal that he is resigning from the top job at the request of Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni [Al-Thani, al-Thanay]. Mr. Shakmak didn't give any […]

Libya Oil Minister Warns Exports Could Drop

By Matthew Gayle. Speaking at joint conference with the Prime Minister, Abdulbari Al-Araousi, the Libyan Minister of Oil, warned that Libyan oil exports could be drastically reduced or stopped altogether if blockades of oil port were not ended soon. Minister Al-Arousi added that the situation is no longer tolerable and something needs to be done […]