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27th Jan 2022

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Report: Shell is considering return to Libya

The oil major Shell is considering a return to Libya with a plan to develop new oil and gas fields and infrastructure, as well as a solar project, two sources told Reuters, a decade after exiting the North African country because of unrest. The plan marks a rare new oil and gas foray by the energy major as it seeks to cut fossil fuel investment and slash greenhouse gas emissions.

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