Middle East Economic Survey


No 47



Total Sets Out Its Claim To Sudans Disputed Block B

Frances Total has set out its claim to Block B in south Sudan, a sub-division of which Block Ba is claimed by the UKs White Nile. Totals claim to Block B is seen by many observers as legitimate since it precedes the January 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) which guarantees oil licenses awarded prior to the agreement. White Niles license was awarded by the Sudan Peoples...