Libya Oil Revival Cut Short By Sharara Outage

The spread of fighting from Tripoli to nearby Zawiya has caused the first major setback to Libya’s resurgent oil sector. The country’s political instability, amid interference from a plethora of external actors, threatens to further undermine the comeback.

After weeks of production gains, Libya’s oil revival came to an abrupt halt after continued militia clashes near a key export terminal forced the shut in of the...