EnergySourceMar 14, 2021
The United Nations Security Council needs to authorize military action to prevent the spill of the FSO SAFER
By Dr. Ian Ralby, Rohini Ralby, and Dr. David Soud
The FSO SAFER and the five miles of subsea pipeline to which it is attached threaten to pour 2.14 million barrels of oil into the Red Sea. Between Yemen’s reliance on food shipments to stem a widespread famine, and the wider region’s reliance on desalination plants for drinking water, realistic estimates put the potential death toll from the spill in the millions.