Middle East / Africa
Country profile: South Sudan
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Energy production and consumption
South Sudan - recent news
|19 Mar 20
||South Sudan delays oil licensing round set for March due to COVID-19
South Sudan's Ministry of Petroleum on Wednesday suspended its preliminary oil and gas bidding round set for March due to the deadly coronavirus.
|03 Nov 19
||South Sudan to offer oil blocks for licensing by Q1 2020
South Sudan plans to offer 14 oil blocks to exploration companies in a licensing round by the first quarter 2020, its oil minister said, switching from its previous method of direct negotiations with explorers.
|25 Aug 19
||South Sudan makes minor oil discovery - first since independence
South Sudan has made a small oil discovery in Northern Upper Nile State, its first since independence in 2011 when exploration was interrupted by war and instability. The new field in the Adar area of the state contains 5.3 million barrels of recoverable oil and will be linked to the nearby Paloch oil fields, which are operated by Dar Petroleum Operating Company.
|06 May 19
||South Sudan says agrees oil exploration deal with South Africa
South Sudan and South Africa will sign a production sharing agreement for an untapped exploration block in the East African country, whose production has been hampered by civil war, according to South Sudan’s petroleum ministry.
|25 Nov 18
||South Sudan: South Africa to invest USD1 billion in South Sudan's oil sector
South Africa will invest USD1 billion in South Sudan's oil sector, including in the construction of a refinery, the South African minister for energy and his South Sudanese counterpart for petroleum said on Friday.
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Other countries in this region
- Central Africa Republic,
- Congo (Brazzaville),
- Congo (Democratic Rep.),
- Cote d'Ivoire,
- Equatorial Guinea,
- Guinea (Republic),
- Guinea Bissau,
- Sao Tome,
- Saudi Arabia,
- Sierra Leone,
- South Africa,
- United Arab Emirates,
- Western Sahara,