Yemen LNG confirms that two attacks took place Sunday June 2nd, targeting the 38-inch gas pipeline that links the Marib Block 18 gas field production to the Balhaf LNG facilities located on the Gulf of Aden. The two attacks occurred at 1:50 pm and 2:10 pm today, Sunday, 2 June 2013, about 55km and 88km, respectively, north of Balhaf. There were no Yemen LNG casualties and the attackers were successfully repelled by the Yemen military forces at both locations.
The pipeline remains in operation and LNG production continues uninterrupted. Emergency procedures have been activated to monitor and control the situation and security along the pipeline has been reinforced with additional Yemeni Government forces.