Pipelines, Storage & Power

Yemen LNG preparing for restart – sources

Repairs to the pipeline linking the Balhaf liquefaction plant to its gas fields pave the way for LNG to start flowing again Repairs to the pipeline linking the Balhaf liquefaction plant to its gas fields pave the way for LNG to start flowing again.
By Verity Ratcliffe 8 September 2017 0 27499
Aerial view of the Yemen LNG plant at Balhaf. An LNG tanker docked at Yemen LNG in Balhaf. (Yemen LNG)

Yemen LNG has fixed the pipeline linking gas fields to its liquefaction plant at Balhaf, paving the way for LNG exports to restart, according to sources in and close to the project company.

The pipeline was repaired in two places following blasts in September and December last year. The work took one month and was concluded towards the end of August, a Yemen LNG source told Interfax Natural Gas Daily.

The 320-km, 38-inch pipeline runs from state-run gas production facilities at Marib in the centre of the...