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NOC, Zallaf Oil Co. discuss establishing refinery in the South

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

TRIPOLI – The National Oil Corporation (NOC) and Zallaf Libya Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Company held a meeting on Tuesday at the NOC’s headquarters in Tripoli, where they discussed a project for establishing a refinery in southern Libya.

The meeting also included participants through video links in Benghazi and Ras Lanuf.

The meeting witnessed presenting technical and financial details of the project to establish the South Refinery and discussing the importance of providing oil products (fuel) in the southern regions, which will decrease the suffering of people in those areas and provide for their fuel needs, NOC said in a statement.

NOC affirmed that it will continue to work on the implementation of this ‘‘vital project’’, despite all the current circumstances, including the establishment of a unit for extracting cooking gas.