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Akakus Oil Operations is one of the largest oil companies operating in Libya and has pioneered, explored and eventually developed two major blocks in the Murzuq Basin in the South Western area of the Libyan Desert adjacent to the famous Akakus Mountain strip and the old city of Ubari  Company Locations 


The Libyan branch for Akakus Oil Operations (formerly Repsol Oil Operations) was established by virtue of resolution No: 228, passed by the Secretariat of the General Committee for Economics, Industry and Trade on the 11th of April 1995 which dictates entrusting it with the operations and management on behalf of the EPSA (Exploration Production Sharing Agreement) parties, being NOC as first party and the European companies union (REPSOL, OMV & TOTAL) as second party


  • The company’s field of activities is limited to the Exploration and Oil Production of the National Concessions (NC-115 and NC-186) including any other unforeseen new developments for the benefit of both parties.


  • Akakus Oil Operations is directed by a management committee comprised of four (4) members, of which two (2) members are assigned by each party, provided that the chairman of management committee is assigned by the first party (NOC).


  • Both National Concessions (NC-115 and NC-186) are located in the South Western part of Libya, near the city of Ubari, and approximately 723 Kilometers to the South of the coastal city of Zawia.


  • The required surface facilities, which preliminarily included the main Gas Oil Separation Plant (GOSP “A”), has been constructed in NC-115 followed by the construction of GOSP “B” and “H”. A complete Power Generation Plant and a Gas Compression Plant have been constructed as well.


  • An accommodation complex (Central Complex), complete with all necessary amenities including a restaurant, Stores and Entrainment Facility has been constructed along with an office building and main control room.


  • A main 30” shipping pipeline was constructed with an overall length of 723 kilometers from the El-Sharara Field to Zawia Terminal with an intermediate booster station at Hamada (NC-8).