Airstrikes have once again disrupted production of Libya’s El Feel oilfield on Wednesday, after the eastern-based Libyan National Army, led by Khalifa Haftar, retaliated after forces loyal to the UN-backed Libyan government in Tripoli allegedly took control of a 70,000-bpd oilfield in the southwest from forces aligned with the eastern strongman General Khalifa Haftar, in renewed violence around key Libyan oil facilities. According to a statement from the military council of the city of Sabha, carried by Reuters, the forces loyal to the government in Tripoli now control the El Feel oilfield, not far from Libya’s largest oilfield, Sharara , which has the capacity to pump more than 300,000 bpd. At present, Haftar ’s forces control most of Libya’s oilfields and have controlled El Feel and Sharara since February this year. An engineer at the field confirmed to Reuters that there have been clashes between forces loyal to the […]