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Nigeria Rallies African Oil Producing Countries

Nigeria Rallies African Oil Producing Countries

October 14, 2019 No Comments

The Federal Government has rallied African Countries Oil producers in a move geared towards ensuring that the continent benefits maximally from hydrocarbon deposits locked in its shelves. The strategic move by Nigeria was spearheaded by the Honourable Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, who, in a one fell swoop, peregrinated three nations […]

Egyptian Oil Industry Poised to Support South Sudan Growth

Egyptian Oil Industry Poised to Support South Sudan Growth

August 28, 2019 No Comments

Egypt’s Petroleum Minister H.E. Tarek El-Molla will speak at the South Sudan Oil and Power 2019 (SSOP) conference alongside South Sudan Minister of Petroleum Hon. Awow Daniel Chuang; South Sudan’s Ministry of Petroleum calls for oilfield technology companies from Egypt and globally to optimize oilfields, increase production and improve environmental performance; Together South Sudan and […]

CNPC Discovery Confirms South Sudan’s Immense Oil Potential

CNPC Discovery Confirms South Sudan’s Immense Oil Potential

August 21, 2019 No Comments

In what has become a remarkable month for exploration in Africa, a CNPC-led consortium has made a 300 million barrels of recoverable oil discovery in South Sudan’s northeastern Upper Nile state. It is almost as much as the Oyo Discovery announced earlier this month in Congo. The exploration well was drilled at a total depth […]

South Sudan enters into an Agreement with the African Energy Chamber

South Sudan enters into an Agreement with the African Energy Chamber

January 30, 2019 No Comments

The African Energy Chamber has entered into a technical assistance cooperation agreement with the Ministry of Petroleum of the Republic of South Sudan to strengthen the country’s capacity to manage its hydrocarbons sector and wealth. South Sudan has over the past year demonstrated a commitment to peace, which gives the country an opportunity to build […]

South Sudan’s Oil and Power investment drive

South Sudan’s Oil and Power investment drive

November 22, 2018 No Comments

The African Energy Chamber is encouraged by the progress made in South Sudan’s oil sector after the peace agreement. The success of the South Sudan Oil & Power 2018 conference, which was attended by over 750 participants representing upstream, midstream and downstream sectors of the oil sector from Africa, Europe, North America and the Middle […]

South Sudan Resumes Oil Production, Seeks Investors

South Sudan Resumes Oil Production, Seeks Investors

November 13, 2018 No Comments

South Sudan Oil & Power 2018 is returning to Juba on Nov. 21-22, and is focused on attracting international investors and service companies into the country’s newly revamped oil industry. The theme for the conference — Embracing the Private Sector — follows the successful resumption of oil production by the Greater Pioneer Operating Company this […]

Atlas Oranto Petroleum to Build Two Schools in Yirol and Rumbek, South Sudan

Atlas Oranto Petroleum to Build Two Schools in Yirol and Rumbek, South Sudan

September 27, 2018 No Comments

Oranto Petroleum Ltd (Oranto) (Atlas-Oranto.com) has completed the award of a contract for the construction of two primary schools to be located in Yirol and Rumbek, two communities located in central South Sudan and northwest of Juba, the country’s capital. Estimated at over US$800,000, the project for the construction of the schools will be executed […]

South Sudan Restarts Oil Production At Major Oil Field

South Sudan Restarts Oil Production At Major Oil Field

August 28, 2018 No Comments

South Sudan has resumed production from the Toma South oilfield, Reuters reports, quoting the Oil Minister of neighbor Sudan, Azhari Abdulqader. Production at the field was suspended in 2013 amid Sudan’s bloody civil war. The field is producing at a rate of 20,000 bpd, adding to South Sudan’s overall daily average of 130,000 bpd, which […]

Sudan and South Sudan

Sudan and South Sudan

March 5, 2018 No Comments

South Sudan gained independence from Sudan in July 2011. Although most of the oil production capacity in those two countries is in South Sudan, the country is landlocked and remains dependent on Sudan’s export pipelines and port. Civil unrest, disagreements over oil revenue sharing, and border disputes have curtailed oil production and investment in both […]

South Sudan’s First Energy Event Attracts 400 Delegates

South Sudan’s First Energy Event Attracts 400 Delegates

October 16, 2017 No Comments

South Sudan’s first ever energy and infrastructure conference, endorsed by the Ministry of Petroleum and organized by Africa Oil & Power, launched last week and was oversubscribed by 30 percent. Four hundred delegates, including the Vice President, the Minister of Petroleum and five cabinet ministers, the presidents of all South Sudan’s joint operating companies, representatives […]

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