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Yemen halts oil flows after bombing of main pipeline- officials

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Thu, 10 Jan 2013 07:07 GMT
Author: Reuters
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SANAA, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Flows of oil through Yemen's main crude export pipeline have stopped after it was blown up by unknown attackers on Thursday morning, government and oil industry officials told Reuters.

The Maarib pipeline used to carry around 110,000 barrels a day (bpd) of Marib light crude to the Ras Isa export terminal on the Red Sea coast before a spate of attacks in 2011 and 2012. (Reporting by Mohammed Ghobari, editing by Daniel Fineren)

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