Oil refinery on fire in Libya
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Libya's oil production has slumped amid conflict

Prior to the war in Libya, the country was responsible for about 2% of the world's production.

However, production has slumped since February and exports have stopped altogether.

It is predicted that some oil production could start again within weeks, but experts say it could be up to a year before output is back to normal.

Brian Milligan reports.

  • 22 Aug 2011
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