Tag Archives | United Kingdom

NOC looks fwd to Investment from UK Energy Firms

By John Lee. On 4th February the Chairman of the National Oil Corporation (NOC), Mustafa Sanalla, received the United Kingdom Ambassador to Libya, Nicholas Hopton, and his delegation at the NOC headquarters in Tripoli. According to a statement from the NOC, a number of topics were discussed, most notably the need to maintain the independence […]

NOC to open Hub in London

London hub to play central role in Libya's oil expansion The Times reports that Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) is to open a hub in London in March or April, that it says will award major consultancy and asset management contracts over the coming years to British companies. Click here to read the full story […]

Joint Statement on the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum

A joint statement from the UK, with France, Germany, Italy and the US, in response to recent progress made by the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum: The Governments of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States welcome the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum's (LPDF) vote in favor of the selection mechanism for a new […]

UK Libya Sanctions Guidance

Libya (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 The Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI), part of HM Treasury, is responsible for improving the understanding, implementation and enforcement of financial sanctions in the United Kingdom. OFSI publishes a list of individuals and organisations subject to financial sanctions as well as general guidance to promote compliance. Click here […]

Joint Statement on Support for LPDF

U.S. joins statement with France, Germany, Italy and UK on Support for LPDF The Ambassadors of Germany, Italy and the United States and the Charge d'Affaires of France and the United Kingdom, joined by UNSMIL, met virtually with Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj on December 30 to reiterate full support for the success of the UN-facilitated […]

NOC Chairman meets British Trade Envoy to Libya

By John Lee. On Tuesday, December 8, 2020, the Chairman of the National Oil Corporation (NOC), Mustafa Sanalla, held a virtual closed-circuit meeting with the British Prime Minister's Trade Envoy to Libya, Damien Moore. During the meeting, they discussed strengthening trade between the two countries, and the return of British companies specialising in the oil […]

British Ambassador meets with NOC

On Monday, December 7, 2020, at the headquarters of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) in Tripoli city, The Chairman of the Board of Directors, Eng. Mustafa Sanalla, received his Excellency the United Kingdom Ambassador to Libya, Nicholas Hopton, and his accompanying delegation. During his speech, his Excellency the Ambassador of the United Kingdom Nicholas Hopton, […]

Reporting Libya: Challenges and Opportunities

The media has a key role to play in shaping perceptions of conflict and our responses to it. How has the international media covered Libya and what does it mean for accountability? Join us for a live edition of Libya Matters with Q & A. Speakers •             Ahmed Gatnash- […]