Libyan protesters stop oil exports from eastern Hariga port

November 8, 2014 12:03 PM

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BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Libyan state security guards have started a protest at the 120,000 barrels a day Hariga oil port in the east, halting any oil exports, a Libyan oil official said on Saturday.

The port closure is the second blow to Libya's oil industry within days after gunmen forced the closure of the southern El Sharara oilfield which used the pump at least 200,000 bpd.

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