Libya opened the way for oil exports to resume from the eastern port of Zueitina by revoking a legal clause known as force majeure after rebels returned the terminal to government control earlier this month. The 70,000 barrel-a-day facility is ready to receive tankers for loading, Mohamed Elharari, spokesman of state-run National Oil Corp., said today in a text message. An agreement reached on April 6 provided for the rebels to hand over control of Zueitina and Hariga, two of the four ports they seized in July, in return for an official amnesty and salary payments claimed by defectors from Libya’s Petroleum Facilities Guard. “It seems the government has been making a renewed effort for progress,” Richard Mallinson, an analyst at Energy Aspects Ltd. in London , said by e-mail. “It still seems to be a complicated situation on the ground, and the market will want to see a […]