Libya Hopes For Oil Output Boost But No End In Sight To Instability

A deal has been signed that could pave the way to the resumption of output from two of Libya’s key oilfields. But, amid a security vacuum with jihadists controling wide swathes of the country, any gains will likely be shortlived.

In late June, Libya’s official news agency LANA reported that a deal has been reached to allow the reopening of a crucial pipeline in the Riyaniya area in Libya’s...