Supply & Demand

When will Yemen restart LNG exports?

Yemen's pipeline security committee was able to facilitate the export of an oil cargo in August, raising hopes for LNG exports from the country Yemen's pipeline security committee was able to facilitate the export of an oil cargo in August, raising hopes for LNG exports from the country.
By Verity Ratcliffe 9 October 2018 0 32832
A cargo ship and oil tanker docked at Hodeida, Yemen. (PA)

Yemen exported an oil cargo in August – its first since civil war broke out in 2015 – raising the question of whether the country will restart its LNG exports. 

The presence of a newly formed pipeline security committee, comprised of local stakeholders, could help Yemen restart its LNG exports, as it has for oil exports. 

Having consolidated its influence over the area around the southern section of the pipeline in recent weeks, the tribe-backed committee is now in a strong position to facilitate the flow of...