Tripoli-based operator Akakus Oil has hit the market with engineering and construction enquiries for work on its onshore Al Sharara oil and gas field, the biggest in Libya.

The move is part of a drive by the Ministry of Oil & Gas and the state-owned National Oil Corporation (NOC) to encourage domestic and overseas operators to boost oil and gas output from the North African nation.

According to NOC, Libya’s oil production in August averaged just over 1.2