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Turkish Petroleum "seeking Libya Exploration Permit"

By John Lee. Turkish Petroleum (TPAO) has reportedly applied to Libya's Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) for an exploration permit in the eastern Mediterranean. Turkey's Anadolu Agency quotes Turkish Energy Minister Fatih Donmez as saying that exploration will begin as soon as the process is completed. Last year the GNA signed an agreement with […]

TPAO Recalls Personnel from Libya

Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yıldız (pictured) told journalists on Monday that Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO) personnel must leave Libya due to the increasing instability in the country. He said the decision would result in losses for the state-owned Turkish company, which operates six oil wells in Libya. Last week the company recalled eight Iraq-based Turkish […]

Meeting between NOC and TPAO

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has held a meeting with the Turkish state-owned Turkiye Petrolleri AO (TPAO). Chairman of the National Oil Corporation (NOC), Dr Nuri Berruien [Nuri Balrwin], and Mr. Abulqasem Shanger, member of NOC management committee, represented the Libyan side, while the Turkish side was represented by Mr. Bassem Hishiman and several of his […]

TPOC Lifts Force Majeure

The Turkish Petroleum Overseas Company (TPOC) has lifted its force majeure in Libya with effect from 12th December, and has reported that it will return to exploratoration in the country. The company's General Manager, Mr. Mehmet Wissal, and Deputy GM, Mr. Bassem Shishiman, met the National Oil Corporation (NOC) Chairman Nuri Berruien [Nuri Balrwin] to […]

Turkish Oil Company Eager to Resume Work in Libya

The head of the Turkish Petroleum Corporation, TPAO, office in Libya, Ahmet Tandircioglu has been reported saying that his company was eager to resume its oil exploration and other projects in the new Libya.  The TPAO executive said that the companies that served TPAO suffered losses and damages during the eight-month long armed conflict that […]