Middle East Economic Survey


No 48



South Sudan Oil Output Down 20,000 B/D Since July Secession

Newly-formed South Sudans daily oil output has dipped by about 5% since declaring its independence from the north in July, due primarily to a lack of skilled workers and a range of logistical issues, Minister of Petroleum and Mines Stephen Dhieu Dau said on 22 November. Following the souths secession and closing of the border with the north, production fell by some 20,000...