Marib oil pipeline to be fixed in week: Oil Minister
SANA'A, July 07 (Saba) - Minister of Oil and minerals said on Saturday that the oil pipeline Marib-Ras Isa is to be fixed in a week.
During his meeting with administration of Safer Exploration and Production Operations Company, Hisham Sharaf said that oil will begin to be pumped from the Marib by next week.
Sharaf said that Marib oil is one of the most significant economic resources to the country, which gives roughly $3 billion yearly.
The technical teams have been finished repairing the damages of 18 attack and there are still four other sites would be fixed in the coming few days, a military official said.
The government is very determined and will deal strictly with any one intends to attack the pipeline, he added.
Marib oil pipeline have been a target for many attacks halted oil pumping for over a year, a matter that caused Yemen losses of up to $15 million per day.