Libya-U.S., discussions on securing energy sources
VALLETTA (ITALPRESS/MNA) – The United States and Libya are exploring new strategies to enhance the oil production while securing energy sources for European partners.
During a meeting between the Special Envoy of the United States to Libya, Ambassador Richard Norland and Farhat Bengdara, the Chairman of the National Oil Corporation (NOC), discussions also focused on securing energy sources both domestically and internationally, achieving sustainable development, as well as bolstering the oil industry and human investment.
Bengdara emphasised the NOC’s continuous efforts to achieve a crude oil production of two million barrels, and secure energy sources for European countries working in partnership with Libya amongst them Malta and Italy.
U.S. Ambassador Norland underscored the pivotal role of Libyàs economic future in the energy sector. He commended the NOC for its dedication to a more environmentally sustainable future, and for unveiling its fresh approach to carbon removal at the UN Climate Change Conference.
Ambassador Norland conveyed the United States’ eager anticipation of forging a partnership with the NOC to jointly realize their climate-related objectives. He emphasised the vital necessity of preserving the technocratic integrity of the NOC’s leadership.
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