Armed tribesmen bombed Yemen's main oil pipeline on Saturday, halting crude flow to the country's main export terminal less than a month after it was repaired, oil and local officials said.
The attack occurred in the Serwa
Yemeni tribesmen blew up a pipeline in the eastern Hadramout province on Saturday, disrupting oil flow two days after they seized an Oil Ministry building in the province, a local government official said.
The authorities face reg
Iraqi Kurdistan has finalised a comprehensive package of deals with Turkey to build multi-billion dollar oil and gas pipelines to ship the autonomous region's rich hydrocarbon reserves to world markets, sources involved in talks said on Wedn
A new export pipeline means Iraqi Kurdistan will soon earn more from its own oil than it receives from Baghdad as a share of total Iraqi revenues, a turning point that could strengthen the region's hand in its long search for independence.
Iraq has restored normal output from the southern oilfields on Sunday after completing repair work on a pipeline leak that reduced oil production, two oil officials said on Monday.
The leak in the ageing pipeline - buried three me
Kuwait has decided not to build an oil export pipeline to bypass the Strait of Hormuz because it would be too difficult and costly, a leading Kuwaiti newspaper reported on Tuesday.
Kuwait's Gulf Opec allies, Saudi Arabia and t
Tribesmen bombed Yemen's main oil pipeline in the central Maarib province on Saturday, a government official said, the fourth attack on the pipeline in a month.
The attack, which stopped oil flows from the Maarib fields to the
Iraq has pre-qualified 12 companies and joint ventures to build an $18-billion export pipeline to Jordan, the oil ministry said on Wednesday.
The plan is to export 1 million barrels per day (bpd) of Iraqi crude to Jordan, of which
Libya's largest western oilfields closed when an armed group shut down the pipeline linking them to ports, its deputy oil minister said on Tuesday, reducing its oil output to a trickle.
Total Libyan oil output would be just un
Iraq has cut Kirkuk crude oil shipments by more than half in the September programme as loadings run a month behind, due mostly to leaks and attacks on the export pipeline, according to the preliminary programme and trading sources.