Trasta Energy Limited (United Arab Emirates) v. The State of Libya

The PCA provides administrative support in this arbitration, which is being conducted under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules (as adopted in 1976)

Case information

Name(s) of Claimant(s) Trasta Energy Limited (Private entity )
Name(s) of Respondent(s) The State of Libya (State)
Names of Parties

Adel Khalifa Gaddim

State Litigation Department of Libya

Case number 2020-09
Administering institution Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
Case status Pending
Type of case Investment arbitration
Subject matter or economic sector Oil and gas
Procedural rules UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 1976
Treaty or contract under which proceedings were commenced

Multilateral treaty
Agreement On Promotion, Protection and Guarantee of Investments Among Member States of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference

Language of Proceeding English
Seat of Arbitration (by Country) France
Arbitrator(s), Conciliator(s), Other Neutral(s)

Prof. Pierre Tercier (Presiding Arbitrator)


Prof. Marcelo Kohen

Representatives of the Claimant(s)

Hamid Gharavi

Nada Sader

Thomas Bevilacqua

Alexia Descombes

Elena Mitu

Daniel Regan

Onur Oksan

Derains & Gharavi


Aiman Odeh

Bakr & Odeh









Representatives of the Respondent(s)

Jonathan Leach

David Sellers

Wesley Pydiamah

Dimitrios Papageorgiou

Nadia Dridi

Katia Finkel

Margaux Barhoum

Carolyn Minaudo

Joy Harb

Katie McCay

Eversheds Sutherland 


Representatives of the Parties
Number of Arbitrators in case 3
Date of commencement of proceeding 27 December 2018
Date of issue of final award -
Length of Proceedings Pending
Additional notes -