Yemen Somalia map

Sanaa pushes back against Somali claims to offshore acreage

Issue 1165 - 10 Mar 2023 | 4 minute read

Somalia has been accused by the Sanaa-based Petroleum Exploration and Production Authority (Pepa) of having an unofficial maritime map that includes offshore blocks that are in Yemeni waters. The dispute adds to an already complex situation for the oil and gas sector, amid the ongoing civil war. Despite that, Sanaa authorities say they are seeking interest from IOCs in offshore blocks.

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