The Chairman of the Libyan National Oil Corporation (NOC), Mustafa Sanallah, discussed Tuesday in Tripoli with the Chief Executive Officer of French oil company TOTAL, Patrick Pouyanné and his accompanied delegation, strengthening the bilateral relationships and expanding the scope of mutual cooperation between the two sides.

The two sides discussed the needs of the two companies, Al Waha and Mabrouk, for the purpose of increasing production rates according to short, medium and long-term plans, as well as introducing renewable energy technology (solar energy) in the systems of the Waha Oil Company.

The NOC said in a statement that Social initiatives programs in the company's operations areas were addressed as well, as TOTAL CEO promised to make more contributions, on top of which is the contribution to financing the World Health Organization’s proposal submitted to the National Oil Corporation regarding the provision of medicines and treatment for a segment of children from oncology patients in Libya.

The National Oil Corporation said it "seeks to achieve these vital goals with its partner TOTAL, in order to advance the Libyan oil sector, which is the main and only supporter of the national economy."