Mysterious armed forces invaded the largest oil field in Libya El-Sharara and tried to stop its production. This was announced by the national oil Corporation of Libya (National Oil Corporation, NOC) to Facebook.
It is noted that the incident occurred a few hours after the start of work. The text says that the field came in some force under the leadership of commander Muhammad Khalifa, who is the head of “protection of oil installations in the South”. He immediately ordered to stop production.
Oil Corporation when it made its employees not to obey, because the military did not understand the specifics of the process and the consequences of their orders. In case of further threats NOC threatened to contact Interpol and the international, the UN Committee on sanctions. According to TASS, the attack can take the forces of the Libyan national army (LNA), under the command of field Marshal Khalifa the Haftarot.
7 June it was reported that the national oil Corporation of Libya has resumed oil production at the largest mine in the country ash-Sharara. Prior to that oil production there had stopped about five months ago, causing the country lost more than five billion dollars. In January, Libya also stopped working the main liquid bulk terminals. In the oil industry of Libya was virtually shut down.
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