Libya oil production rises to 700,000 barrels per day

A general view of the Sirte Oil Company in Brega. (File photo: Reuters)

Libya’s oil production has risen to 700,000 barrels per day, a spokesman for state-run National Oil Corp (NOC) said on Sunday.

The OPEC member’s output has risen steadily in the past few weeks as major oil ports in the east have reopened after a deal between the government and a group of rebels who had closed them before.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:43 - GMT 06:43