Al-Mayadeen correspondent in Syria talks about hearing explosions in the vicinity of the American military base in the Al-Omar field in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor in Syria.
Reporter reported fields In Syria, on Sunday, explosions were heard in the vicinity of the US military base in the Al-Omar field in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor in Syria.
Our correspondent indicated that the sounds of explosions in the vicinity of the Al-Omar field base coincided with the flight of warplanes and helicopters.
This is the largest American base in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor. It is reported that it had been subjected to a similar missile attack a few days ago, which led to material damage.
The US army and other foreign forces participating in the so-called “international coalition” occupy at least 28 declared military sites in Syria, distributed over 3 provinces, namely Hasaka (17 sites), Deir ez-Zor (9 sites) and Homs (two sites).
The Al-Omar oil field is the largest Syrian oil field, on which the largest US bases were established in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, where the US military bases are distributed in eastern Syria in the arc extending from the Al-Tanf crossing at the Syrian-Jordanian-Iraqi border triangle in the south, and up to the Rmelan oil fields near the Syrian border triangle Iraqi Turk in the north.
The US military bases take the form of a ring, which surrounds the sources of Syrian oil and gas and their largest fields, which produce the majority of the country’s underground wealth.
An American convoy of 100 trucks penetrated the Iraqi border towards the Syrian oil fields yesterday, Saturday, while the Syrian Oil Ministry revealed last week that “the American occupation forces and their mercenaries steal up to 66,000 barrels per day from the fields they occupy in eastern Syria out of the total daily production of the fields.” Syrian oil, which amounts to 80.3 thousand barrels.
The value of stolen Syrian oil annually exceeds two and a half billion US dollars, according to the average oil prices during the past year, and US army officers and soldiers are active in exporting stolen Syrian oil through the illegal crossings in northern and northeastern Syria, in preparation for selling it in the nearby black markets.