Libyan violence escalates alongside chaos

Blanche, Ed
August 2013
Middle East;Aug/Sep2013, Issue 446, p32
The article reports on the impact of the rise of violence and political chaos on the oil industry in Libya. It states that the surged of weapons and civil war against Muammar Gaddafi threaten the Libyan oil sector. Moreover, it mentions that the sector is continuously disrupted by blockades and armed militias, wherein protesters demanded jobs and shutdown the oil field of Feel in southwestern Libya.


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