Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 47

19-November-2007

yemen

Clashes Over Employment In Oil Service Company Result In Casualties

Clashes between Yemeni tribesmen and security personnel protecting a Ukrainian oil service company in Shabwa governorate on 8 November resulted in 16 casualties. The clashes were sparked by protests over jobs. The Ukrainian service company is conducting seismic surveys in the Shabwa area in Block 6 for Burren Energy, the Ministry of Oil and Minerals told MEES. On 5...