Political Turmoil Not Affecting South Sudan Crude Oil Flow – Minister


Political Turmoil Not Affecting South Sudan Crude Oil Flow – Minister

Political turmoil in Sudan has not affected oil flow from neighboring South Sudan, the latter’s oil minister said on Saturday.

“This morning I have been updated by our technical teams in the oilfields in GPOC and DPOC and in Khartoum and Higleig and the oil is flowing as normal,” South Sudan Oil Minister Ezekiel Lul Gatkuoth told Reuters.

“The technical teams from both sides in South Sudan and Sudan are cooperating very well and nothing is alarming at all.”

South Sudan, the world’s youngest country after its split from Sudan in 2011, has some of the largest reserves of crude in sub-Saharan Africa, only a third of which have been explored so far. Read more

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