Oil ports survive clashes
Despite fierce clashes, ports remain operational.
Libya’s two biggest oil ports were not damaged during clashes: workers
ES SIDER, Libya
(Reuters) – Libya’s two biggest oil export ports, Ras Lanuf and Es Sider, have not been damaged during recent clashes between forces allied to the country’s competing governments, port engineers said on Friday.
A force allied to a rival government in Tripoli launched an offensive last Saturday to seize both eastern ports held by army forces loyal to the recognized government also based in the east. The state oil firm has shut down both terminals.
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