Tribesmen suspected of being aligned with al Qaeda later blew up a crude pipeline linking Maarib
to the Red Sea coast.
Arrangements are in place for the block's operatorship to be transferred to Maarib
Upstream Services Co.
PetroYemen's project includes the option of having a tank farm for Maarib
In the oil-producing Maarib
province east of Sanaa, an oil pipeline already idled by a previous attack was targeted again late Friday, the Interior Ministry said on its website.
He was the second al Qaeda figure in Maarib
to surrender in two days.
A Yemeni tribal source said a number of people had been killed in Wednesday's air raids in Erq al-Shabwan village in Maarib
province, about 130km east of the capital Sanaa.
Qirbi said that further action by the Yemeni government in response to the killing of Shabwani, who was also deputy governor of Maarib
province where the strike occurred, would depend on the outcome of the investigation.
The Yemeni mediator, who had been trying to persuade members of the global militant group to surrender, was killed instantly in a pre-dawn strike on his car in Yemen's mountainous Maarib
province that also killed three other people.
It was not known if Shabwani was in his house at time of the strike in Maarib
, east of Sanaa.
The government claimed on Saturday that the air raid, which took place on Friday, killed Qasim al-Raymi, the Yemeni al-Qaeda wing's military chief, as well as Ayed al-Shabwani, who is accused of sheltering al-Qaeda fighters at his farm in the eastern province of Maarib
This topping plant, located 56 km east of Maarib
, was inaugurated on April 12, 1986 with a capacity of 10,000 b/d.
of the US, this is to have a 400 MW gas-fired plant near Maarib
on BOO basis to be built by CCC (see DT No.