South Sudan and its neighbor to the north leveled accusations at one another this week after Juba was forced to delay its long-awaited oil production restart on account of some new security-related demands it says Khartoum has made.

South Sudan, which broke away from Sudan in July 2011, took the unprecedented decision to shut down its near 350,000 b/d of oil production in January this year, following a dispute with Sudan over how much it should pay to transport its oil through the North and onto Port Sudan for export. (CONTINUED - 657 WORDS)