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South Sudan Oil Minister: We Want Money!

South Sudan Oil Minister: We Want Money!

South Sudan says it aims to attract international finance to help develop its oil and gas sector during the upcoming third oil and gas conference in Juba. Awow Daniel Chuang, minister of petroleum, said they…

East Africa
South Sudan To Auction New Oil Blocks, Invite Environmental Audit Bids In October

South Sudan To Auction New Oil Blocks, Invite Environmental Audit Bids In October

South Sudan will announce a new oil and gas licensing round and an environmental audit tender for the country’s producing oilfields in October. Petroleum Minister Awow Daniel Chuang is expected to make the grand announcement…

East Africa
South Sudan Clears Importation Of New Equipment For Mass Oil Production

South Sudan Clears Importation Of New Equipment For Mass Oil Production

Officials from South Sudan and Sudan say they have agreed to set up a joint coordination unit to accelerate the importation of new equipment much needed in the mass oil production campaign. South Sudan Petroleum…

East Africa
South Sudan’s Kiir Orders Thorough Probe Into Oil Deals

South Sudan’s Kiir Orders Thorough Probe Into Oil Deals

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has set up a committee to probe pre-sales of the country’s crude oil, local media reported. The move comes barely two weeks after Kiir fired Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth, the head…

East Africa
South Sudan President Fires Oil Minister Ezekiel Gatkuoth

South Sudan President Fires Oil Minister Ezekiel Gatkuoth

The South Sudanese president has appointed a new petroleum minister, removing Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth, the presidential spokesman told Reuters on Wednesday, but the reasons for the move were unclear. The ministry is one of the…

East Africa
South Sudan Minister Says South Africa Can Bring Partners to Execute $1 Billion Oil Deal

South Sudan Minister Says South Africa Can Bring Partners to Execute $1 Billion Oil Deal

South Africa’s Strategic Fuel Fund is welcome to bring in partners to help it execute a $1 billion agreement to drill for oil and build a refinery and pipeline in South Sudan, the East African…

East Africa
South Sudan Reopens Al Toor Oil Field, Adds Extra 5,000 Barrels To Daily Production

South Sudan Reopens Al Toor Oil Field, Adds Extra 5,000 Barrels To Daily Production

South Sudan has resumed oil production from its Al Toor field in Unity state adding 5,000 b/d to its total production as the country tries to return to pre-war output, ministry of petroleum Director General…