Libya resumed production on Monday from its largest oil field, the 340,000 b/d Sharara field, after a brief shutdown caused by the closure of its Sharara-Zawiya export pipeline. The field was shut on Sunday afternoon, and remained offline for more than 24 hours, with the loss of nearly half a million barrels of oil, state-owned National Oil Corp. said in a statement Monday. The pipeline was reopened earlier on Monday. NOC laid the blame for the closure squarely on Hassan Mohammed Juili, a landowner on the pipeline route, who closed one of its valves, claiming it was causing pollution on his land. Article continues below… Oilgram News brings you fast-breaking global petroleum and gas news on and including: Industry players, upstream and downstream markets, refineries, midstream transportation and financial reports Supply and demand trends, government actions, exploration and technology Daily futures summary Weekly API statistics, and much more “Juili […]