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First Vice President of South Sudan H.E. Taban Deng Gai Calls for More Cooperation with Russia

H.E. the First Vice President notably insisted on the importance of the Russian support to South Sudan’s political stability and economic prosperity

The First President of the Republic of South Sudan, H.E. Taban Deng Gai, is leading this week a South Sudanese delegation to the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum, where he talked about investment opportunities and the need for a stronger cooperation between Russia and South Sudan. “With the resumption of…

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South Africa’s State-owned Oil Company Signs Deal to Explore Highly-prospective Oil Block B2 in South Sudan

South Africa today signed an exploration and production sharing agreement (EPSA) with South Sudan for Block B2

South Africa’s state-owned oil company Strategic Fuel Fund (SFF) will own and operate Block B2; In 2018, South Africa agreed to invest $1billion into South Sudan’s energy infrastructure; South Sudan has the third-largest oil reserves in sub-Saharan Africa, estimated at 3.5 billion barrels, with just 30 percent of the country…

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South Sudan, Sudan to Keep Oil Flowing, Industry is the “Glue that Binds” Two Nations

South Sudan exports all produced crude oil via pipeline from Hegleig and Paloch to Khartoum and then to Port Sudan for export

South Sudan Minister of Petroleum calls for continuation of oil industry collaboration between Sudan and South Sudan; work to resume production at Al-Nar, Al-Toor, Manga and Tharjath should continue to meet April 27 first oil deadline, says Minister; protection for oil workers on both sides of the border and flow…

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South Sudan Minister of Petroleum in Visit to Qatar, Qatar National Bank to Support Energy and Infrastructure Growth

South Sudan affirms commitment to building infrastructure and funding businesses with support of Qatar National Bank (QNB)

Hon. Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth, Minister of Petroleum of South Sudan, met with Abdallah Mubarak Al-Khalifa, Acting Group Chief Executive Officer of Qatar National Bank; South Sudan affirms commitment to building infrastructure and funding businesses with support of QNB; QNB has provided technical and financial support to South Sudan and opened…

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South Sudan’s Ministry of Petroleum Encourages Refiners and Traders to Take Part in Upcoming Crude Tenders

The minister also said that South Sudan would sell its crude via a competitive and transparent tender process for spot and term buyers

South Sudan’s Minister of Petroleum Ambassador Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth today announced that the government was inviting more refiners and traders to take part in its upcoming competitive tenders for government-owned crude cargoes. “Due to efforts by the government, under the leadership of H.E President Salva Kiir to increase current production…

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South Sudan's First Energy Event Attracts 400 Delegates, Catalyst for Cooperation with Sudan and Uganda

The event, South Sudan’s first ever energy and infrastructure conference, aimed to attract investment into oil, gas, power and supporting infrastructure

South Sudan Oil & Power 2017 (http://APO.af/AyAop7) brought together 400 delegates including Vice President James Wani Igga and ministers of petroleum, energy, trade, roads, and environment. The event, South Sudan’s first ever energy and infrastructure conference, aimed to attract investment into oil, gas, power and supporting infrastructure. Ministry and NOC…

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South Sudan Ministry of Petroleum Launches Open Tender for Petroleum Audit

The Ministry invites companies to bid on a public tender to perform the audit and produce a 2017 audit report on the industry

The Government of National Unity of South Sudan commits to transparency and enhanced efficiency in its petroleum sector. Open tender announced for companies to complete a petroleum sector audit and produce a 2017 audit report. Tender opens immediately and closes on July 14, with winners to be announced on July…

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Blocks B1 and B2 Open for Direct Negotiation following Collapse of Talks with Companies (Total E & P, Tullow Oil Plc and KUFPEC)

The Government of South Sudan has adopted a very pro-business stance with the expectation that aggressive investments in the petroleum sector will stimulate the economy

Representing the Government of South Sudan, the Ministry of Petroleum announces that it is welcoming the interest of investors for direct negotiations on oil and gas in blocks B1 and B2. The announcement comes after negotiations broke down with the French oil and gas company Total E & P due…