WorldOil Libyan military leader says only Tripoli can sell nation's crude Libya’s most powerful military leader said the state oil company in Tripoli has the sole right to sell the nation’s crude, a statement that might ultimately help stabilize production that has swung wildly for almost a decade because of ongoing conflict. As conflict escalates in Libya, so do global oil prices Libya is heading towards mass chaos that puts oil output and exports at risk, just as its oil sector looked set to stage a recovery. Libya unable to revive production it needs to boost economy, UN worried The warning by Ghassan Salame hangs over tortuous efforts by the North African nation’s two rival leaders to reach a power-sharing agreement that could mark a breakthrough in ending a ruinous eight-year war that began with the ouster of Moammar Qaddafi. Libya oil boss sees output gain with hope of BP pumping soon Libya boosted crude production by a third after restarting its biggest field, and its top oil official sees further gains when companies like BP Plc invest and start pumping oil in the politically divided OPEC nation. Libya's biggest oil field restarts, adding hurdle to OPEC cuts Libya’s biggest oil field resumed production, adding another complication to OPEC’s effort to trim a global supply glut. Libya won't restart largest field until militia leaves Libya’s state-run National Oil Corp refused to restart the country’s biggest field after militants seized and declared it secure earlier this month. Largest Libyan oilfield ready to restart Forces loyal to Libya’s eastern leader Khalifa Haftar have taken control of the country’s biggest oil field and say the deposit is secure and ready to resume production. Libya's biggest oil field halts just as OPEC opts to cut output Libya declared a state of force majeure at its largest oil field after an armed group forced a production halt, just days after OPEC exempted the country from global output cuts. Libya oil boss sees country exempted from future OPEC cuts Libya’s top oil chief expects OPEC and allied producers to exempt the strife-torn North African country from any future cuts in crude output. Libya oil boss sees output jump as BP, Eni may re-start soon BP and Eni could re-start work on a project in Libya in the first quarter next year, setting the stage for the OPEC member to boost production by up to 100,000 bopd.