Category: Oil in Sudan & South Sudan

Sudanese team arrives in South Sudan to inspect oil fields

July 8, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s Ministry of Oil and Gas Sunday said a delegation has been dispatched to South Sudan to check on arrangements for resuming oil pumping.
State Oil and Gas Minister Saad al-Din al-Bushra said the delegation held meetings with officials from South Sudan’s petroleum ministry.
He added the delegation visited a number of oil fields, saying they would visit “the rest of the fields after completion of some security arrangements”.
Earlier this month, Sudan’s Ministry (…)


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Oil pumping in South Sudan’s Unity and Thar Jath fields to resume within 60 days: minister

June 30, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s Ministry of Oil and Gas on Saturday has expected that oil production in South Sudan’s Unity and Thar Jath oil fields would resume in less than two months.
South Sudanese parties Wednesday signed the Khartoum Declaration of Agreement, where they committed themselves to a permanent ceasefire and pledged to finalize a deal on the pending issues in the governance chapter of the 2015 peace agreement.
The declaration provides to resume immediately in (…)


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S. Sudan optimistic rising oil prices will boost economy

December 4, 2017 (JUBA) – South Sudan said on Monday that it hopes to reap from the global rise in oil prices to uplift an economy weakened by nearly four years of civil war that led to a halt in the nation’s oil production.
“The oil market is appreciating now very well the oil price is going up its 65 dollars a barrel and yet in South Sudan, it’s something we need to celebrate because our economy is driven by oil. We are going very well in the oil industry,” Petroleum minister, Ezekiel Lol (…)


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Juba, Khartoum to continue oil exportation according to existing fees

September 20, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – Khartoum and Juba on Wednesday have agreed to continue exportation of South Sudan crude oil through Sudan’s export pipeline according to the prices agreed.
Following his meeting with South Sudan’s oil minister Ezekiel Lul Gatkuoth in Khartoum Wednesday, Sudan’s oil minister Abdel-Rahman Osman said the two countries are cooperating fully on the oil issue to serve their mutual interests.
He expressed his country’s readiness to “provide technical support to assist (…)


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