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Protesters stop output at Libya's El Sharara oilfield: field guards

Reuters  |  TRIPOLI, Libya 

TRIPOLI, Libya (Reuters) - Libyan tribesmen protested at the giant El Sharara oilfield on Saturday and shut down production, the force guarding the facility and a spokesman for the protesters said.State oil firm NOC had no immediate comment. Closing down an oilfield takes time. Engineers at the field had earlier given conflicting reports about whether oil was flowing or was being halted.The tribesmen calling themselves the Fezzan Anger Movement were protesting to demand more development help for their community. Fezzan is the historic name of the southern region of Libya where El Sharara ...

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First Published: Sat, December 08 2018. 22:23 IST
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