An ongoing political crisis threatens to paralyze Yemen’s troubled energy sector, already dogged by years of attacks by militants at odds with the government.

Politically, Yemen is at a standstill. Nearly three months on from losing control of the capital to Houthi rebel militia, the government’s grip on security, and for the most part power, remains tenuous at best, with attacks on key political figures, residences and institutions fast becoming a regular occurrence. (CONTINUED - 1493 WORDS)