Oil Pumping Resumes in Tunisian Sahara Oil Fields after Four Months Shutdown

Oil pumping has resumed from various oil fields of Tunisian Sahara, in the southern region of Tataouine, after an interruption of more than four months due to a blockade by young people in the area demanding the implementation of an agreement they signed with the government on the creation of jobs for the jobless in the region.

The youth had blocked oil production sites in the region since July 17 to also demand the creation of development projects in the region where more than 30% of young people are unemployed, the highest unemployment rate in the country.

Your Friends Also Read:  South Sudan Sets 10,000 USD Ceiling for Outbound Travellers to Minimise Cash Outflows

Tunisian Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi indicated on October 18 that the blockade of oil production in the region had led to losses for the State estimated at 800 million Tunisian dinars.

Several foreign oil companies are operating in the Tunisian Sahara where the Nouara field is in operation and should help to reduce the country’s energy deficit by 20%.

Leave your vote


All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from News Central TV.
Your Friends Also Read:  Namibia threatens to lead SADC out of global wildlife pact

Contact: digital@newscentral.ng

Total
0
Shares
Previous Article

Nigeria Reports 300 New COVID-19 Cases

Next Article

Jerusalema Producer, Master KG, Wins Best Africa Act Award At MTV EMAs

Related Posts

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.