The Libyan port of Brega that was shut down in July by protests has restarted oil exports.
A tanker carrying 630,000 barrels of Brega-grade crude departed over the weekend, Ibrahim Al Awami of the state-run National Oil Corp. told Bloomberg.
Still out of operation are port and loading facilities at Es Sider, Ras Lanuf and Zueitina, Hariga.
Brega could add about 90,000 barrels a day to Libya’s current shipments of 500,000 barrels a day, Bloomberg said.
Port workers have been protesting low pay and alleged corruption.
During the force majeure caused by the civil unrest, Libyan crude output has fallen from 1.6 million barrels a day to around 700,000 barrels a day.
Companies operating in Libya include Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Marathon Oil Corp., Hess Corp. and ConocoPhillips.