Newly-independent South Sudan signed a number of border, economic and oil-related agreements with its neighbor to the north at a summit in Addis Ababa last week, paving the way for the resumption of Southern oil exports through Sudan (MEES, 28 September).

Dar Petroleum – South Sudan’s most lucrative operating company – revealed last week it was aiming for a return to production of around 180,000 b/d of crude oil within three months of the oil deal being signed between the two sides. (CONTINUED - 641 WORDS)