By SUMMER SAID
Co. has repaired the country's only liquefied-natural-gas
pipeline supplying its plants after it was sabotaged earlier
this month, a person familiar with the matter said this
But the pipeline isn't operational yet, the person told
Dow Jones Newswires.
The latest attack, the eighth in a year, hit the 38-inch gas
pipeline that links block 18 to the Balhaf terminal on the Gulf
of Aden on Dec. 16.
It came only a few weeks after the plants resumed operation
following a sabotage in late October.
The 320-kilometer LNG
terminal has been repeatedly attacked by suspected al
Yemen began exporting LNG from Balhaf in 2009. French group
Total has an almost 40% interest in the liquefaction
The $4.5 billion Yemen LNG
project has two production trains
with a combined capacity of 6.7 million tpy, supplying mainly
to Asia, Europe, North America and South America.
Dow Jones Newswires