4 SEPTEMBER 1989
South Yemen's Export Pipeline to be Inaugurated in October
MEES learns that South Yemen's 190-km. 20-in. crude oil export pipelinelinking the Shabwa field to a terminal at Bir 'Ali, lying some 100 kms. west ofMukalla on the Gulf of Aden, will be inaugurated next October (probably duringthe 14 October anniversary of the South Yemen revolution) with the test pumpingof crude at an initial rate of 25,000 - 30,000 b/d.
The 35,000 sq. kms. Shabwa bloc is...