Timeline: Developing South Sudan’s Oil Industry

Read about South Sudan’s growing oil sector and more in the Africa Energy Series Special Report: South Sudan 2020 – the leading investor resource for tracking South Sudan’s current and future movements within the sector. Download the extended report and other AES Special Reports here.

While South Sudan discovered first oil 45 years ago, it remains one of the fastest-growing frontier markets on the continent, with only 30% of the country’s reserves explored to date. In recent years, South Sudan has made a significant move towards peace, culminating in the establishment of a national unity government earlier this year. Today, East Africa’s only oil-producing country prepares for an upcoming 14-block licensing round, new production sharing agreements to be signed and the resumption of several key oilfields, among other targets for 2021 and beyond

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Sihle Qekeleshe is a Web Editor at Energy Capital & Power. She has experience as a Copywriter and Editor in various industries.

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