Juba, 26th June 2018. South Sudan and Sudan oil ministers began talks on the resumption of oil production and exports, according to a statement published by South Sudan’s authorities.
South Sudan’s Minister of Petroleum and Mining Ezekiel Lul Gatkuoth arrived in, Khartoum, on Sunday for the talks with his counterpart Azhari Abdul Gadir, Sudan News Agency reported.
“Oil operation companies have put the logistics and technical preparations in place to begin the operation in Unity, Tharagat and Foluj oilfields”, Gadir says.
The rehabilitation of South Sudan’s oilfields should take a maximum three years and will be conducted in three phases, he adds.
The first phase includes the maintenance of small oilfields with a capacity of about 20.000 barrels a day, Gadir notes.