Economics and Business

Oil facilities in Zawiya city damaged in clashes

Libyan Cloud News Agency – Zawiya

The National Oil Corporation said that several locations in Zawiya refinery were damaged due to armed clashes that took place on Friday, April 22.

In a statement, the NOC confirmed that preliminary assessment showed that 29 sites, including oil derivatives tanks and several other tanks, have been damaged and the company’s maintenance and safety teams are still carrying out evaluation and repair processes.

The NOC called for restraint and to keep oil facilities away from any armed actions that would endanger the lives of workers and damage the already dilapidated oil sector infrastructure.

Zawiya oil complex has been severely and repeatedly damaged as a result of the armed clashes that took place next to it over the past years, which has endangered the lives of workers and threatened the safety of assets and facilities.

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