Saudi Energy Minister: Yemeni attack stopped pumping in oil pipeline
13:29 - 14/05/2019
Information / Baghdad ..
Saudi Arabia's Oil Minister, Khalid bin Abdul Aziz al-Faleh, said on Tuesday that the pumping of oil from the oil fields in the eastern region to the port of Yanbu on the west coast has stopped.
Al-Falih said that two pumping stations for the East-West pipeline, transporting Saudi oil from oil fields in the eastern region to the port of Yanbu on the west coast, were attacked by Dron aircraft, Unmanned drone, resulting in a fire at station No. 8, was taken over after having caused limited damage. "
He added that "Saudi Aramco has stopped pumping in the pipeline, where damage is assessed and repair station to restore the line and pumping to normal."
"This destructive and recent action in the Gulf against vital installations not only targets the Kingdom, but also targets the safety of the world's energy supply and the global economy, and once again proves the importance of confronting all terrorist organizations that carry out such subversive activities, "Saudi Arabia's production and exports of crude oil and products are uninterrupted." Ending / 25