Benghazi-based Arabian Gulf Oil Company (Agoco) has invited engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firms to prequalify for the replacement of damaged production facilities at Messla oil field in the east of Libya.

The planned tender will cover the design, engineering, manufacturing, supply and installation of a new chemical injection system, water tank and booster pumps for Gathering Center-9 (GC-9) at the field.

Prequalification documents must be submitted to Agoco by 10 October.

Agoco, a subsidiary of the state-owned National Oil Corporation has several concessions across Libya. It also operates the Tobruk Refinery and Marsa al-Hariga export terminal, which has three loading births capable of handling tankers of up to 120,000 tonnes. The terminal and refinery are both fed by oil from the Sarir field.

The Messla field produces about 55,000 barrels a day of oil.