Libya’s Prime Minister has revoked a decision by the oil ministry to remove the chairman of the National Oil Corporation, Mustafa Sanalla, from his post. The Libyan oil ministry suspended Sanalla in August, saying he traveled abroad without first obtaining the relevant approval, Bloomberg reported at the time. This, according to the country’s oil minister, constituted a violation of policy. The move followed a request by oil minister Mohamed Oun to the Libyan government to oust Sanalla and the entire NOC board because, according to him, it was formed in violation of Libyan law. The tension between Oun and Sanalla has been growing since Oun was appointed oil minister in March in the government of national unity, which includes a post for an oil minister for the first time in five years. The attempts by the head of Libya’s oil ministry to remove Sanalla from the post he has […]