Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dabeibah has welcomed the resumption of oil operations following the announcement of the new head of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) to lift force majeure on oil fields and facilities on Friday.

"It is important that this step reflects positively on the electric grid and in enhancing fuel supplies," the PM wrote on his Twitter account on Friday.

He emphasized that his government would remain focused on steering the country toward elections and creating favarouble conditions for such entitlement.

Libya's oil output went down by 850,000 barrels per day due to the oil closure forced by tribal groups aligned with Khalifa Haftar.

The new Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Oil Corporation, Farhat Bengdara, declared on Friday the end of the oil blockade following a meeting with leading tribe figures from the Oil Crescent in Benghazi.