The thing about this whole thing was an extensive amount of documents and emails with these people and only once I presented myself in Madrid Spain that this certificate was brought up. Also the situation is between Libya and China and both are very legitimate oil companies. The one in Libya has responded affirmatively about the contract signed between the two companies with me as the middle man. Currently awaiting a response from the Chinese oil company. The only thing that currently makes this situation a scam is this request for this certificate where I have to pay a lot of money, although I was told from the beginning that I would not have to pay anything for this whole arrangement, as it is not Algeria but Libya and it is between supposedly two major oil companies.
My last question is whether you are absolutely sure that this certificate definitely does not exist. All my research says that it doesn't. But I was told that it is a requirement from the Libyan Government finance dept...I cannot verify that because there is no way of accessing the Libyan Government website as it is all in Arabic.
Otherwise thanks so much for your help.