Yemen oil pipeline hit in new blast

28 September 2011

Flows reduced by 35,000 barrels a day

Oil flows from Yemen’s key Marib oil pipeline have been cut by yet another bomb blast at a tributary line feeding the pipeline.

Flows from the 120,000 barrels a day (b/d) Marib export pipeline have dropped by 35,000 b/d since 26 September, state-run Saba news agency reports.

The pipeline runs from the central Marib province to the Ras Isa terminal on the Red Sea. It was first attacked in mid-March and again in early July (MEED 28:8:11).

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