No 20



19 Firms Qualified To Bid For Six Exploration Blocks On Offer

Yemens Oil Minister Rashid Barba' said on 7 May that 28 oil companies had expressed interest in bidding for six onshore exploration blocks that were offered last February (for details and map, see MEES, 9 February). He added that 19 of the 28 firms had been qualified to submit bids. The deadline for offers is 23 May, and the winners will be announced on 20 June. The announcement from the Ministry of...