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Sudan to receive second batch of U.S. oil equipment

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Alfula Crude Oil and Natural Gas-fired Power Plant, Sudan (Lahmeyer Photo)
May 13, 2018 (KHARTOUM) Sudan’s Ministry of Oil and Gas said it would receive the second batch of oil pieces of equipment from the U.S. Baker Hughes during the next few days.

Baker Hughes is an international industrial service company and one of the world’s largest oilfield services companies.

The semi-official Sudan Media Center (SMC) has quoted the State Minister of Oil Saad al-Din Al-Bushra as saying the new equipments would be used at Rawat, bloc 17 and Tobi oil fields.

He pointed out that the types of equipment would help to read the layers inside the oil wells, saying the first batch of the U.S. equipments have been used in Rawat oil field.

Al-Bushra revealed his ministry has signed an agreement with Baker Hughes to supply advanced oil equipments to increase oil production, saying the agreement provides to receive the equipments in a number of batches.

The Sudanese minister added these pieces of equipment are the first U.S. oil technology to arrive in Sudan following the lift of the economic sanctions.

In October 2017, the U.S. Administration permanently lifted 20-year-old economic sanctions against Sudan allowing resumption of trade, investment and banking transactions with the East African nation.

Sudan lost 75% of its oil reserves after the southern part of the country became an independent nation in July 2011, denying the north billions of dollars in revenues. Oil revenue constituted more than half of Sudan’s revenue and 90% of its exports.

Sudan currently produces 133,000 barrels of oil per day (bpd). The country’s production is stationed mainly in the Heglig area and its surroundings, as well as western Kordofan.

Chinese companies control 75 percent of foreign investment in Sudan’s oil sector.

Following South Sudan’s secession, several foreign companies started exploration in new oil fields.

(ST)

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  • 14 May 2018 06:28, by Lenin Bull

    This is where Sudan is going to outsmart South Sudan by being the first to accept US investment in oil and gas while slowly facing out China. South Sudan should also give some oil blocks in South Sudan to US oil companies or else this may be the last foolish mistake to make by a land locked country like ours. Sudan is surviving politically because of all these foxy moves and calculations.

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  • 14 May 2018 06:34, by Lenin Bull

    Sudan with its myriads of intelligensia and think tanks tied umbilical cord to China and to itself through pipelines, oil exploration and drilling contracts before the outcome of the referendum of 2011. This is the reason why South Sudan is still paying Sudan billions of dollars today through those fake agreements. When in fact Sudan should be paying South Sudan for looting it for 60 years since

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  • 14 May 2018 06:38, by Lenin Bull

    Sudan started looting South Sudan natural resources since 1956 when the sham Arabs took over from the British Colonial Government. Sudan started forcefully displacing our civilian population in Bentiu, and Paloich in 1998, drilled the oil, sold it and used the petrodollars to kill South Sudan and develop on Northern Sudan claiming there was civil war in South Sudan! When day Sudan will regret.

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  • 14 May 2018 06:42, by Lenin Bull

    I mean one day Sudan will regret if South Sudan gets a good government and a good leader. Let Sudan continue fooling South Sudan through these support to rampant aimless rebellions, and economic blockade.

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