When on December 17 ownership shifted from from the previous operator to PetroMasila, the latter’s
predominantly Yemeni management and workforce was faced both with real challenges
and a great opportunity. The challenges faced by PetroMasila included logistical
complications and skepticism on the part of customers and suppliers. The opportunity?
To seize the reigns of a proven leader in the regional oil industry, and to do so
with a new identity, one infused with national pride.
To the surprise of some – but least of all to the Yemeni management and workforce
– the challenges were overcome and the opportunity was fully embraced. The result
is PetroMasila, a Yemeni production and export company that lives up to the highest
In a relatively short span of time, new life has been breathed into an already successful
company. Redoubled enthusiasm and commitment has served to enhance years of world-class
training and guidance which was passed on from the ex-operator.
A national company that operates in accordance with the highest international standards,
PetroMasila stands ready to build upon its growing success and embrace a bright,