News / / 02.13.19

North Africa Post: South Sudan to produce 350,000 bpd by 2020

South Sudan is planning to increase oil production to 270,000 bpd by the end of 2019, the country’s Minister of Petroleum and Mining, Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth said.

Speaking on the sidelines of a conference in India last weekend, the minister said South Sudan is working to return to its pre-war production levels of 350,000 bpd by the middle of 2020.

As the country’s major source of export revenue, oil production previously fell from 350,000 barrels per day to between 120,000 and 150,00 barrels per day because of the war…

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