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Completion of drilling operations for the well B8 in Al-Atshan is ongoing

The Drilling Department Manager at Zallaf Libya, Eng. Issam Al-Shaibani, stated that the drilling operations are proceeding according to the schedule prepared for that and without any obstacles or problems.

Mr. Al-Shaibani added during the management committee’s tour to the field on Wednesday, 19-10-2022, that it is expected that drilling of this well will be completed within a week, after which the testing process will begin, which extends for a period of three weeks, and then the rig will move to drill the well B09.

Zallaf Management committee on an inspection visit to the Al-Atshan field

Following up on the progress of the activities and pushing up for drilling and the operations associated, Mr. Chairman, the members of the management committee and a number of department managers of Zallaf Libya, accompanied by the Director of the Exploration Department at the National Oil Corporation, headed Wednesday morning to the Al- Atshan field, in order to find out the latest developments in the ongoing drilling operations on the well. B08 carried out by the National Drilling Company.

 Among the visit program, visiting the force in charge of protecting the field, which they confirmed that the security situation of the field is excellent and no penetration or threat to the site has been recorded since the force received the task of protection.

The Chairman and members of the Management Committee held a meeting with the field staff from different departments, discussing the observations and needs to insure providing them to carry out their tasks in the required manner.

A field survey for the Al-Atshan field airstrip

As part of the preparations that Zallaf Company is making to start drilling operations in the Al-Atshan field beginning of September, a team from the Civil Aviation Authority conducted an inspection visit to the Al-Atshan field last Saturday 27th of August, to inspect the runway after the completion of the maintenance and preparation work, accompanied by general services department manager, H.S.E members and the Project Coordinator.

Petro air plane had landed at the Al-Atshan field airstrip on Saturday morning, and the team toured around the runway and took notes in terms of safety procedures and the condition of the runway. And back to Maitiqa Airport in After the mission completed.

Announcing the launch of the Zallaf localization project in the south

The Chairman of the Management Committee announced on Thursday, August 11, in a meeting with the members of the Management Committee and the Director of Zallaf office in Sabha, the project to settle the Zallaf Libya Company in the southern region.

The meeting discussed the mechanism of transferring departments and the timetable for moving the company to its headquarters in Sabha.

The director of Sabha office, Mr. Mohamed Galma was assigned to head the project in coordination with the Office of Sustainable Development to prepare an integrated plan for approval and start the practical procedures for the transfer in a gradual and orderly manner.

These recommendations come in light of the efforts of Zallaf Company to implement the article related to the company’s headquarters, as stated in the incorporation decision issued in 2013.

Completion of the preparation for the drilling operations in the Al-Atshan field

A source from the Drilling Department of Zallaf Libya Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Company stated that the NWD-50 rig is fully ready to start drilling operations in the AL-Atshan concession.

The source added that the drilling rig obtained the required permissions after the completion of the detection and inspection process by the competent company.

It is noteworthy that the rig of the National Company for Well Drilling will start its operations on  NC-151 / B8 during  August 2022.

The Petroleum Facilities Guard in the Al-Atshan field receives the residential camp on the site

The Petroleum Facilities Guard in the Al-Atshan field receives the residential camp on the site

A team from the general Services, Engineering & Projects, Health, Safety and Environment, and the Sustainable Development Departments of Zallaf Libya, handed over the residential camp for the Petroleum Facilities Guard at the Al-Atshan site.

The residential camp can accommodate 40 people and includes many rooms fully equipped with all amenities.

The ceremony handing over was attended by the commander of the Protection Unit in the Al-Atshan field, the chairman of the board of directors of the executing company, in addition to the Zallaf company team.

This step comes as part of preparations to start drilling operations at the Atshan site in the coming weeks.

3,000 barrels is expected of Erawin field plan

The Operations Department Manager of Zallaf Libya Eng., Abubaker Tlaiba, stated that the company has developed a plan to start testing and producing from two wells with an expected production of 3000 barrels per day from the Erawin field soon, after obtaining the technical approvals and budget from the N.O.C.

The plane is to transport the quantity by using special tanks to the site of the surface treatment equipment in the Sharara oil field.

This process will continue until the processing plant is equipped in the Erawin field and the completion of the installation of the pipeline linking Erawin and the Sharara field.

Welcome statement

The Chairman and members of the Management Committee and all employees of Zallaf Libya Oil and Gas Exploration and Production extend their warmest congratulations to the Board of Directors of the National Oil Corporation formed by The Cabinet Resolution No. 642 of 2022, and we wish them all success in assuming this responsibility, especially in the current circumstances that require hard work and effort.

We also extend our thanks to the former N.O.C Board of Directors for all their efforts during their tenure of this responsibility, wishing them all success in serving the country wherever they are.

May God protect Libya and its people

Technical and financial preparatory meeting

 Monday, 7/18/2022, a meeting was held at the headquarters of Zallaf Libya i, in the presence of the Chairman of the Management Committee, members of the Management Committee, departments managers and specialists, in order to follow up on the company’s plans and activities during the past period, present the achieved strategic goals and discuss difficulties and obstacles, This preparatory meeting comes to be presented later in the TCM meeting with the N.O.C in the coming days to find out the most important achievements that have been reached and to propose appropriate solutions and solve the financial and technical obstacles for the continuity of work.

During the meeting, several visual presentations and detailed technical reports were presented by department managers and specialists containing the most important proposals and topics to be discussed and put forward in the meeting with the N.O.C.

Transportation of casing pipeline and drilling materials to the Alatshan

A source from the Drilling Department of Zallaf Libya stated that shipments of oil well casing tubes and some drilling materials were transported to the Alatshan field last Sunday.

The source said that these pipes and materials were transported to the site in preparation for the drilling operations to be launched in the next few days.

It is noteworthy that the NWD 50 rig of the National Drilling Company will start its operations in the Alatshan field, which aims to drill 5 experimental wells as a first stage to start producing gas from the Alatshan field, which will feed the Ubari gas station for electricity in the near future.

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