Fully controlling Libya’s oil sector, particularly its oil and gas revenues, remains the big prize for Khalifa Haftar’s self-styled Libyan National Army.  Haftar controls the bulk of Libya’s key oil infrastructure, but does not have access to the oil revenues via the Central Bank of Libya. Neither does he hold the reins of the state-owned National Oil Corporation. These are both on his wish list. Not surprisingly, these are also the demands from the Eastern Libyan tribesmen (supported by Haftar), who have orchestrated an oil port blockade since January 18, slashing Libya’s oil output. Libya’s oil production has collapsed to around 180,000 b/d in the […]