VOL. XXXVI

NO. 27

5-APRIL-1993

YEMEN

Yemen's Presidential Council Ratifies E & P Agreement With British Gas

Yemen's Presidential Council ratified on 27 March the exploration andproduction agreement concluded with British Gas for the offshore Socotra Block(No. 38) for which a memorandum of understanding was signed with the Ministry ofPetroleum and Minerals last November (MEES, 9 November 1992). The 17,500-sq. km.tract lies southwest of Socotra Island in the Gulf of Aden and surrounds threeother...