Mozambique: IS attack in Palma

In Mozambique on Monday March 29 the Islamic State fighters, according to their own claims, had carried out an attack on the northern town of Palma, where dozens were killed, thousands displaced and some people remain missing. The total number of dead or missing following the attack is unknown. While tens of thousands of people…

Libya: speaker Aguila Saleh rise

Brussels 03.10.2020 Libya’s oil output has risen to 270,000 bpd as the OPEC member ramps up export activity following the easing of a blockade by eastern part of the country. On October 1 Libya’s oil terminals at Hariga, Brega, and Zueitina were open for business and welcoming tankers to ship oil, although the biggest port…

Mauritius oil spill ESA dramatic images

European Space Agency (ESA) has released images of MV Wakashio oil spill view from space, depicting the huge area of devastation of the Mauritius waters, and coastline. Reportedly large cracks have appeared in the hull of MV Wakashio cargo vessel, leaking oil in Mauritius, prompting the Prime minister to warn it may “break in two”….

Mauritius ecological disaster

The island nation of Mauritius has declared a “state of environmental emergency” after a Japanese tanker offshore began leaking tons of oil into the ocean. MV Wakashio ran aground on a coral reef off the Indian Ocean island on 25 July and its crew was evacuated. The inhabitants of the ilsland were left alone to…

Libya LNA shuts down oil exports

The Libyan National Oil Corporation will lose $55 million daily due to shutting down oil shipment at ports, RIA Novosti reported, citing a statement by the company. Crude, disrupted. Libya stands to lose more than 1 million bpd as unrest cripples oil production. With almost all major fields (El Sharara, El Feel) and pipelines shut…

Greece expels Libya Ambassador

Libyan ambassador is expelled from Athens following the agreement between Libya and Turkey, signed on November 27, which maps out a sea boundary between the two countries, close to Crete island. Greece to expel Libyan ambassador over Turkey-Libya maritime accordhttps://t.co/NG2F4it7dA pic.twitter.com/vOfsWnlm1U — RT (@RT_com) December 6, 2019 Mohamed Younis AB Menfi has 72 hours to…

Congo national parks threatened by oil drilling

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) government  has taken decision to open up parts of two protected national parks Virunga and Salonga, habitat to endangered species such as mountain gorillas, to oil drilling. Democratic Republic of Congo’s government said on Friday that it has decided to open up parts of Virunga and Salonga National Parks, home to mountain…

Libya’s Sharara oil field interrupted extraction

Libya’s Sharara oil field stopped extracting crude oil several days after output plunged at another of the OPEC member’s biggest deposits. Oil prices climbed amid a production halt at Libya's biggest crude field https://t.co/R2JUgBNK8v pic.twitter.com/ZJj4Yf4z27 — Bloomberg (@business) March 5, 2018  The halt resulted from the closing of a pipeline from Sharara to the Zawiya…