LIBYA

 

Libya Refineries Ploy Highlights Domestic Political Blight

 

Libya’s cabinet has approved the development of two greenfield refinery projects: a 300,000 b/d capacity plant at Tobruk in the east of the country, and a 50,000 b/d plant at Ubari in the southeast. However, the government also indicated that the projects are intended to address growing divisions and protests within the country. By linking the projects to local politics the government has effectively...