WorldOil Libya says its oil recovery is struggling, OPEC sympathizes Libya said it’s struggling to restore oil production and fellow OPEC members are sparing the nation from having to participate in their deal to cut output. Regional Report: MENA Middle East/North Africa grapples with production cut commitment, despite urge to boost output Libyan oil output set to rebound as biggest field restarts Libya’s oil output, hampered by sporadic shutdowns at fields and ports, is on track to resume its recovery as the OPEC nation’s biggest crude deposit started pumping after a three-day forced halt. Libya oil output set to recover following halt at Sharara field Libya’s oil production is set to recover from a five-month low as the North African supplier’s biggest field restarts following a brief halt. Libya oil output is said to drop to five-month low on field halt Libya’s oil production slumped to a five-month low as the North African supplier’s biggest field stopped pumping crude just weeks after re-opening from an earlier unplanned halt. Libya oil output gains as country faces calls to join OPEC cuts Libya’s oil output is rising again after disruptions ended at its biggest field, with production reaching about 950,000 bpd even as OPEC and its allied suppliers step up efforts to contain a global glut. OPEC's role in midst of shale strength Bassam Fattouh, director of the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, argues that while U.S. shale poses a threat to OPEC, the idea that the organization has no role in the oil market is unrealistic. Fattouh was interviewed via email between Sept. 21-22. Comments have been edited and condensed. Iran says OPEC must address rising Libya, Nigeria oil output OPEC’s commitment to cutting production to clear a global glut is working, but the group needs to address rising output from Libya and Nigeria, Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said. Libya's biggest oil field is said to resume pumping crude Libya’s largest oil field resumed production after a halt of more than two weeks, putting pressure on OPEC and other producers seeking to rein in a global supply glut and firm up prices. Libya's central bank issues revenue warning over oil disruption Libya’s central bank said recent disruption had slashed production by around 350,000 bpd, while unrest and shutdowns over the past three years have cost the OPEC member more than $160 billion in direct and indirect losses.