Start-up of North Yenen's 10,000-b/d Refinery Is Scheduled for April 

The North Yemeni President, Colonel 'Ali 'Abd Allah Salih, announced on 12 March that the start-up of North Yemen's first oil topping plant, with a capacity of 10,000-12,000 b/d, is scheduled on 9 April.

The refinery project, which is being undertaken by the Yemen Hunt Oil Company (YHOC) - a subsidiary of Hunt Oil of Dallas - to process crude produced from Hunt's Alif discovery in...