Trump's call to Libyan National Army leaders signals potential US allegiance shift in North Africa - News Summed Up

Trump's call to Libyan National Army leaders signals potential US allegiance shift in North Africa


"Needless to say, significant risks overhang Libya's 1.2 million b/d of crude output." The key oil ports of Libya are Zawiya, Mellitah, Bouri and Farwah in the west, along with Marsa el-Hariga, Brega, Zueitina, Ras Lanuf and Es Sider in the east. While Libyan crude oil production and exports remain unaffected as the LNA and groups linked to the GNA continue to escalate their armed conflicted. Almost all of Libya's key oil terminals and infrastructure, except for those in the west, are already controlled by the LNA. Libya produced 1.04 million b/d in March, according to the most recent forecast by the US Energy Information Administration, down from the recent output peak of 1.15 million b/d in November, but up from 250,000 b/d in August 2016.


Source: The North Africa Journal April 19, 2019 17:03 UTC



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