Conflict in Libya since 2011 civil war has resulted in inconsistent crude oil production

Conflict in Libya since 2011 civil war has resulted in inconsistent crude oil production
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12.08.2022

Libya’s crude oil production averaged nearly 1.2 million barrels per day (b/d) during 2021. In late December 2021, armed militants shut in an estimated 0.4 million b/d of crude oil production. In April 2022, protesters across the country began to blockade several major ports and oil fields in Libya, causing production to fall to around 0.5 million b/d by July 2022. According to our Libya Country Analysis Brief, Libya’s crude oil production has continually fluctuated because of armed conflict and political instability since Libya’s first civil war, which began in 2011.

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