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February 11, 2019
South Sudan to produce 350,000 bpd by 2020
The country plans to return to pre-war oil production by next year.
August 24, 2018
Sudd Petroleum Operating Company
Sudd Petroleum Operating Company operates Block 5A in Tharjath, which has a production capacity of 80,000 barrels of oil per day of high-quality Nile blend. Facilities are not currently operating due to conflict in the area. Production in Block 5A began in 2006 at 40,000 barrels per day and peaked at 54,000 barrels per day […]
August 23, 2018
Production to Restart at South Sudan Oilfields
Oil production is set to relaunch in blocks 1, 2 and 4 with a ceremony on August 25, 2018, at Toma South.
June 7, 2018
South Sudan, Sudan to Commit to Resuming Oil Production at South Sudan Fields
The ministers pledge to bring oilfields back to production as quickly as possible.
September 25, 2017
SPOC Aims for Production Resumption
AOP talks to Sudd Petroleum Operating Company about the company's plans to restart production.
August 31, 2017
SPOC and GPOC
Greater Pioneer Operating Company is the descendent of the Greater Nile Petroleum Operating Company, which operates in the oil rich border area with Sudan. The joint venture was created to handle investment in Block 1A and Block 1B, which contain the Unity Field. The GPOC consortium consists of CNPC (40 percent), Petronas (30 percent), ONGC […]
February 1, 2017
From Adversity, S. Sudan Aims High
South Sudan has a troubled history, but the government now plans to more than double production.
June 25, 2018
Oil Ministers of Sudan, South Sudan Talk Cooperation
The two parties met in Khartoum to talk about resuming oil production in blocks 1, 2, 4 and 5A.