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Libya: Oil Trucking Extortion in Western Libya: A New Energy Infrastructure Headache

Three months after the lifting of a two-year blockade of the Al-Ryayna pipeline, which links the major southwestern El Sharara oil field to facilities on the coast, a new threat to exports has re-emerged in the form of Mohammed El-Gurg. Hailing from Zintan, El-Gurg was one of the key figures behind the Al-Ryayna blockade, which shuttered El Sharara and crippled Libya’s oil production for two years.


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