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South Sudan confirms delay to oil exports

by on November 21, 2012 10:08 am BST
The landlocked, newly-independent state shut down its oil output of roughly 350,000 barrels per day in January in a dispute with Khartoum over how much it should pay to export oil through Sudan to the Red Sea.In September, the two forged an interim pact after a protracted talks process on

Total hopes to strike South Sudan exploration deal soon

by on October 4, 2012 1:30 pm BST
Total hopes to strike South Sudan exploration deal soonBY GERALDINE AMIELPARIS -- French oil major Total SA is optimistic that it can reach an accord with the South Sudan government over a disputed concession and shortly resume operations in the newly-independent nation.The two sides are locked in talks aimed

Sudan, S. Sudan negotiations continue

by on September 24, 2012 3:21 am BST
South Sudan said it expected Sudan's President Omar Hassan Bashir and his southern counterpart, Salva Kiir, to reach a deal on Monday, after a UN Security Council deadline was unofficially extended, Reuters reported.The armies of both nations fought for weeks in April along the unmarked and disputed border after

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