The same meeting, another comment:

Oil, gas companies to return to Yemen in 2013: Total official



SANA'A, Jan. 29 (Saba) - President of Middle East in Total Group said Tuesday that 2013 will be the year of oil and gas companies' return to Yemen.

During his meeting with Oil and Minerals Minister Ahmed Dares, Arnaud Breuillac said that many companies will to negotiate the investment opportunities in Yemen.

He underlined the necessity to enhance the security measures to protect the company's oil and gas facilities.

Dares and Breuillac reviewed the future plans Total intends to carry out to improve the oil exploration and production as well as the mechanism to alter the Yemeni gas's prices in the current year and to open negotiations on the gas's prices change in 2014.