NOC suspends extra fuel supplies to the eastern region for concerns to be used for military propose

September 8, 2019

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has suspended all additional fuel supplies for the eastern region, pending confirmation that fuel will be used exclusively for civilian purposes, especially with regard to aviation, Reuters reported.

NOC officials have confirmed that aviation fuel stocks in the eastern region are more than sufficient, noting that demands for aviation fuel have risen in the eastern region despite no increase recorded in air traffic in these airports, according to Reuters.*