Middle East Economic Survey


No 3



Yemens Marib Block 18 Producing 70,000 B/D

Yemens Marib Block 18 is currently producing at 70,000 b/d, MEES understands, slightly down on the 75,000 b/d figure given by Yemen PEPA for 2005 production (MEES, 10 October 2005). Block 18 has been operated by state-run Safir Company for Petroleum Exploration since 15 November after the Yemeni government cancelled a 2003 deal to extend the concession of the USs Hunt Oil for a further five...