Unrest In North Africa
Political unrest continues to sweep North African neighbors Tunisia and Libya. Protests shut Libya’s key Sider port, main export terminal for its 325,000 b/d Waha (Oasis) production; and Ras Lanuf port, terminal for the Amna and Sirtica crude grades. The adjoining 220,000 b/d Ras Lanuf refinery has also been closed since 29 July.
A series of labor protests over past two months have rippled through Libya’s oil...