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NOC: Sirte resumes gas exploration

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

SIRTE – The Tripoli-based National Oil Corporation (NOC) announced that Sirte Oil Company (SOC), a subsidiary of the NOC, has resumed gas exploration in the center of the Libyan coast after almost four years interruption by insecurity in the area.

According to NOC, drilling works in the so-called well O23-6, located in the Sahl field, were resumed at the beginning of August as part of a new and ambitious plan to develop the area in 2018.

SOC is responsible for the giant gas transport system and coastal gas pipeline from Benina to Melitah, carrying natural gas which supplies various industrial facilities, power plants and desalination plants.

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