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South Sudanese exports to resume ‘within days’

by on November 19, 2012 10:55 am BST
South Sudan plans to resume oil exports this week, nearly a year after they were halted by the dispute with neighbour Sudan that has deprived both states of badly needed revenue and brought them close to another war.Juba’s information minister Barnaba Benjamin said that major oil fields in the

FEATURE-Gold fever sweeps South Sudan ahead of new mining law

by on November 9, 2012 10:17 am BST
By Hereward Holland NANAKANAK, South Sudan | Fri Nov 9, 2012 5:17am EST NANAKANAK, South Sudan Nov 9 (Reuters) - Taking a break from the toil of digging, Leer Likuam sat on the edge of a shallow trench, puffed his pipe and boasted he once found a 200-gram gold nugget bigger th a n

South Sudan tells explorers to restart output

by Forex Rooton October 18, 2012 3:24 pm BST
Oil minister Stephen Dhieu Dau said on Thursday that "foreign oil companies ... are hereby ordered and instructed forthwith to recommence and re-establish the production of crude oil and all petroleum operations within the producing blocks 1,2,4,3,7 and 5a," Reuters reported.The minister added he expected exports to reappear on

South Sudan to issue tenders for part of Total's oil block

by on September 14, 2012 3:14 am BST
South Sudan to issue tenders for part of Total's oil blockBY NICHOLAS BARIYOKAMPALA -- South Sudan will split a massive oil block licensed to Total into three parts and issue an international tender for two of the blocks, leaving Total with only one, the country's information minister told.The move is