Talks were held in Sweden this week between representatives from Yemen’s Saudi-backed government and the Houthi rebels. These touched on several issues including the ongoing famine, the battle for control of the port of Hodeidah, a massive prisoner swap, and “restarting” oil and gas exports. In fact Yemen is already exporting around 50,000 b/d: some 35-40,000 b/d from PetroMasila-operated Blocks 10 & 14 in the eastern Masila basin (MEES, 15 September 2017) and...