Libya's Oil Chaos Deepens as Armed Group Shuts Pipeline

Libya’s largest western oilfields closed when an armed group shut down the pipeline linking them to ports, its deputy oil minister said on Tuesday, reducing its oil output to a trickle.
Total Libyan oil output would be just under 200,000 barrels per day from pre-war levels of around 1.6 million bpd, according to a Reuters estimate, the worst disruption since the civil war in 2011.
The fields – El Feel and El Sharara – linked to the pipeline have a combined capacity of around …

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