Middle East Economic Survey


No 29



Sudans Politicians Clash Over Pipeline, Groups Warn Of War If No Oil Deal

Leaders in land-locked South Sudan have clashed with the Sudanese Oil Minister Lual Deng about the viability of a $15bn, 450,000 b/d oil pipeline to Kenya. Without the pipeline, the South expected to vote for independence from the North in January 2011 will depend on Port Sudan in the north to export crude. Human rights groups warned on 14 July that a clear...