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BENGHAZI, Libya/LONDON, July 22 (Reuters) – Libya’s National Oil Association (NOC) has restarted the Sharara oilfield and aerial force majeure on loadings of its awkward oil from the Zawiya terminal, it said on Monday.
The oilfield, the OPEC member’s largest, was shut on Friday black afterwards an anonymous accumulation shut a valve on the activity bond it to Zawiya, 49 km (30.4 miles) west of Tripoli.
Valve 13 was reopened on Sunday evening, the NOC said, abacus assembly resumed in the aboriginal hours of Monday.
The oilfield, which had a pre-civil war accommodation of about 340,000 barrels per day (bpd), was pumping at a amount of 290,000 bpd afore it was shut, the NOC said on Saturday.
A acreage architect told Reuters on Monday assembly had already alternate to about bisected of capacity.
NOC declared force majeure on Sharara awkward shipments from Zawiya on Saturday.
“NOC extends its acknowledgment to the abstruse agents and Petroleum Facilities Guard for their efforts to bound reopen the pipeline,” the association said.
Libya’s all-embracing oil assembly afore the Sharara abeyance stood at 1.2-1.3 actor bpd, NOC arch Mustafa Sanalla said beforehand this month.
NOC operates Sharara in affiliation with Spain’s Repsol, France’s Total, Austria’s OMV and Norway’s Equinor. (Reporting by Ayman al-Warfalli in Benghazi and Ahmad Ghaddar in London; Writing by Ahmed Eljechtimi; Editing by Jason Neely and Mark Potter)