Middle East Economic Survey


No 4



Yemen Plans To Boost Production By Up To 10% In 2010

Yemen is planning to boost oil output by up to 10% to more than 300,000 b/d in 2010 and is in talks with firms including Chinas Sinopec to upgrade its Aden refinery, Minister of Oil and Minerals Amir al-Aidarous told Reuters on 18 January. Production capacity fell below 300,000 b/d in 2008 and was expected to average 290,000 b/d during 2009 (MEES, 12 October). Yemen is also reportedly...