Dabaiba announces TBZ and 166 Brigade to secure oil distribution route

Nov 18, 2021 | Libyan actors

On 18 November, following a meeting between Government of National Unity (GNU) Prime Minister Abdul Hameed Dabaiba and the Brega Petroleum Marketing Company to review the fuel shortages in the South, Dabaiba announced that the Libyan National Army (LNA) -aligned Tariq Bin Ziyad Brigade (TBZ) and the Misrata-based 166 Brigade Joint Force had been assigned to oversee fuel distribution in the South, in coordination with local security directorates. They discussed how to combat fuel trafficking and Brega agreed to increase quantities allocated to the southern region to a million litres per day, up from 500,000 litres per day.