YEMEN Press Agency

PM praises YPC’s efforts to stabilize oil derivatives’ supply

SANAA, Feb. 1 (YPA) – Prime Minister Dr. Abdulaziz bin Habtoor on Saturday praised the Yemeni Petroleum Company (YPC)’s efforts to stabilize the supply of oil derivatives in the capital Sanaa and the provinces in partnership with the private sector.

During his meeting with YPC’s Executive Director Yasser al-Wahedi, Dr. bin Habtoor was briefed on the company’s plan to increase the strategic reserve stocks through a number of steps, including the establishment of fuel stations in the provinces, with a capacity of two million liters for each station.

The Prime Minister noted to the importance of this step, asserting that the topic would be presented to the Cabinet for discussing it and taking the appropriate measures on it.

The meeting dealt with the company’s efforts in cooperation with the relevant authorities to provide oil derivatives, as well as following up the release of the ships loaded with derivatives and unloading them in the port of Hodeidah.