PetroMasila Stops Oil Production, Gives Employees Open Leave

Major oil companies operating in Yemen have halted operations in Yemen’s eastern Hadramout province after the Sana’a government launched warning strike to prevent looting of Yemeni crude oil.

Sana’a warning came after the Saudi-led coalition’s refusal to pay employees’ salaries from Yemen’s oil and gas revenues.

Masila Petroleum Exploration and Production Company (PetroMasila) has stopped exploration and production in Sector nine and asked contracting companies to leave their sites, as a result of the suspension of crude oil exports, Southern media reported, citing sources.

According to the sources, the company had closed its offices and given its employees indefinite leave.

the suspension of production from the Uqlah fields in Shabwa as a result of the filling of reservoirs with crude oil.

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