Spokesman for PC Head: Legitimate NOC is now operating in oil terminals, as force majeure lifted
The spokesman for the Head of the Presidential Council (PC) Mohammed El Sallak confirmed in a presser on Wednesday that oil installations and terminals returned under the internationally recognized National Oil Corporation’s (NOC) operational control, wishing Libya would make up for the losses caused in recent weeks due to the blockade on exports, so that economic reforms can take effect.
“The international commissions requested by Al-Sirraj came as a result of the division and loss of trust among Libyan factions, so a neutral body is needed to over the way for unification.” El Sallak said.
The NOC lifted force majeure on all oil terminals this morning and promised to resume oil output and exports in a matter of hours.
“We need transparency and fair distribution of oil revenue across Libya.” NOC chief Mustafa Sanallah said.
The PC member Ahmed Mitig welcomed Wednesday the return of oil installations under the NOC’s operational control, stressing for the need of transparency and honest economic reforms to benefit all Libyans, wishing that this step would pave the way for ending division in both institutions and communities across Libya.
Mitig also called on the Central Bank of Libya to reconsider some financial measures so the current revenue in the country can cover the demands of the citizens, adding there should be no individuals decision taken in Libya before the constitution is adopted.
Khalifa Haftar ordered in the early hours of Wednesday the return of the Tripoli NOC to oil crescent region and ordered his security personnel one the region to allow the NOC resume exportation operations after about two weeks of suspension.