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Sudan has said it has repaired and resumed output from the Heglig oilfield, the scene of intense fighting with South Sudan last month."We can say the oil has now reached the Khartoum refinery," Sudanese Petroleum Minister Awad Ahmed al-Jaz said at the oilfield, accompanied by oil engineers
Sudan restarts oil production from HegligBY JENNY GROSSLONDON - Sudan has restarted oil production from the Heglig oil field, Sudan's government spokesman Rabie Abdelaty said Wednesday.The Heglig oil field, which has a production capacity of 60,000 barrels a day of oil, or half Sudan's total production, was damaged during heavy military action
The newly-independent South seized Heglig last week, raising fears of an all-out war with Sudan, then announced it had started withdrawing on Friday, following sharp criticism from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon."The Sudan armed forced bombed our positions last night ... and this morning with Antonovs,"
South Sudan took control of the contested oil-producing Heglig region last week, prompting Sudan's parliament to brand its former civil war foe an "enemy" on Monday and to call for a swift recapture of the flat savanna region.Both countries' faltering economies are likely to be important factors in