Oil smuggling contributes to instability, crime and economic deprivation in Libya.
British mission in Libya said that the interruption of Libyan oil facilities has cost over $6 billion since January and damaged the oil sector’s infrastructure, adding the reports of mercenaries interfering could lead to further harm.
Here's a quick guide on who controls what in Libya with many actors emerging and competing with one another for power and hegemony.
Two staff of Libyan state oil firm and two gunmen were killed in an attack on the National Oil Corporation's (NOC) headquarters in Tripoli on Monday.
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