For his part, the Undersecretary of the Oil Exploration and Production Authority, Eng. Abdullatif Al-Dhufri, confirmed, in a statement to Almasirah, "It was possible to re-inject the gas to raise the level of oil production or, alternatively, to raise the rate of electricity generation," adding that dependence on the foreign operator in Sector 10 and S2 hindered the investment of huge quantities of gas.
He said that the production-sharing agreements in sectors 10 and S2 stipulated that gas should not be burned, but that Total and OMV companies permanently bypassed that.
He pointed out that oil was discovered in sectors 10 and S2 accompanying gas, however, the facilities were not allocated to absorb the gas, and this is the reason for burning it.
In turn, the former spokesman for the Ministry of Oil, Hassan Al-Zaidi, explained that the losses of gas flaring are multiple and are not limited to economic ones only, but also include its environmental and health effects.
On Tuesday, the media secretary of the Supreme Economic Committee, Ibrahim Al-Saraji, confirmed Monday that the US-Saudi mercenaries brought in international companies in an attempt to loot an amount of oil through the port of Al-Dhabba in Hadramout Governorate.
According to the (Saba) agency, Al-Saraji said: “In a new attempt to loot the sovereign wealth represented in crude oil, the aggression's mercenaries' brought in the PRATIKA oil tanker and two launchers, in addition to six unidentified warships, noting that this time international smuggling companies were used, which own an oil tanker and launchers.
Earlier, Yemen's Armed Forces announced thwarting an attempt to loot crude oil from the port of Al-Dhabbah in Hadhramaut Governorate, used for smuggling by the US-Saudi aggression.
“The Armed Forces operation forced an Oil ship that was in the port to leave after reaching near the port. Several warning messages were sent but the ship didn't respond,” the Armed Forces spokesman Brigadier General Yahya Sare’e said in a tweet. He stressed that the enemy tried to take measures to avoid direction but the Armed Forces were able to monitor and deal with the situation.
The Armed Forces reiterated their commitment to protecting the sovereign national wealth as one of the rights of the Yemeni people.
On November 10th, Yemeni Armed Forces thwarted an attempt to loot crude oil from the port of Qena in Shabwa Governorate, used by the US-Saudi aggression for smuggling.
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