Oil reserves

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 7th, 2012
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press release Global Witness welcomes the announcement of an oil deal reached by Sudan and South Sudan, while stressing the need for the final text to ensure transparent implementation. After more than two years of negotiations, Sudan and South Sudan have agreed on financial terms for the export of S...
By benim
In Libya
Mar 21st, 2011
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Benghazi – Libyan rebels moved their forces near Ajdabiyah on Sunday after Western air strikes devastated Muammar Gaddafi’s forces on a road leading up to the strategic eastern Libyan town. Rebels said they were waiting for more Western strikes that they hoped would weaken the Libyan lead...
By benim
In Daylight Africa
Mar 20th, 2011
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According to a report from four-hour meeting in the Mauritanian capital, the African Union’s panel on Libya Sunday called for an “immediate stop” to all attacks after the United States, France and Britain launched military action against Moamer Kadhafi’s forces. AU is just a t...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Mar 20th, 2011
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The U.S. and European nations targeted Moammar Gadhafi’s forces with airstrikes and dozens of cruise missiles, shaking the Libyan capital with explosions and the sound of gunfire early Sunday. The Libyan leader vowed a long war “with unlimited patience and deep faith.” State televis...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Mar 19th, 2011
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Paris – US, European and Arab leaders on Saturday held a Libya crisis summit with the threat of military strikes against Muammar Gaddafi’s forces growing ever more intense. A French envoy said strikes against the Libyan leader could start within hours of the summit. The United States has ...
By benim
In Libya
Mar 19th, 2011
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Libyan forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi fired artillery shells into the rebel-held city of Misrata early on Saturday and water supplies were still cut off, a resident said. “They (Gaddafi’s forces) bombed the town with four or five artillery shells in the early hours today. The situation i...
By benim
In Analysis
Mar 16th, 2011
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The geopolitical and economic implications of a US-NATO led military intervention directed against Libya are far-reaching. Libya is among the World’s largest oil economies with approximately 3.5% of global oil reserves, more than twice those of the US. “Operation Libya” is part of  ...