Saudi Arabia has resumed the transit of oil via the Red sea
Saudi Arabia resumed the transportation of oil through Bab-El-Mandeb, suspended after the attack, Yemeni Huthis on two tankers, according to Reuters.
“The decision to resume the supply of oil through the Strait of Bab al-Mandeb was taken after the leadership coalition (leading the fight against rebels in Yemen. — “”) Has taken the necessary measures to protect vessels,” said Minister of energy, industry and mineral resources of Saudi Arabia, Khaled al-Faleh.
Yemeni rebels from the movement “Ansar Allah” has attacked Saudi oil tankers in the Red sea on July 25. The tanker received minor injuries, none of the crew was not injured. On 26 July, the transportation of oil through the Strait were suspended.
Bab-El-Mandeb Strait (connects the Red sea and Gulf of Aden Arabian sea) is a strategically important route of transportation. According to the U.S. energy information administration, 2016 through him daily transported about 4.8 million barrels of oil and oil products.