South Sudan’s oil sales fell to a three-year low of just 100,000 b/d in September amid ongoing political uncertainty and insecurity.

Output, which was running at 350,000 b/d at independence in July 2011, averaged just 169,000 b/d in 2014 and 148,000 b/d in 2015. It has fallen further since the start of 2016 with the latest figures a fresh drop from 117,000 b/d in July and August, and 129,000 b/d in the first half of 2016. (CONTINUED - 1360 WORDS)