Yemen LNG pipeline subject to a sabotage attack

National Yemen

Yemen LNG Plant at Balhaf

Sana’a, 15 October – Yemen LNG confirms the sabotage of the 38 inch gas pipeline that links the block 18 to the Balhaf terminal on the Gulf of Aden. The explosion occurred at 00h30 on 15 October 2011 in a desertic zone at 75 KM North of Balhaf Liquefaction Plant. It caused no victims. The production has stopped but the loss of production is expected to be limited as the LNG Plant was due to shutdown on 23 October for annual maintenance.