President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, has issued
directives to Oil Ministry to develop oil fields and intensify
explorations in all northern states.
State Minister of Oil Ministry, Eng. Ali Ahmed Osman, Wednesday, briefed
President Al-Bashir on performance of his ministry and its future plans.
President Al-bashir took note of efforts being exerted to develop oil
field besides new explorations.
His Excellency called for expansion of explorations as well as attracting
new investors to operate in the oil exploration after ensuring their
technical and financial capabilities.
On the other hand, Eng. Osman stated declared devolution of the pipeline
of squares 1, 2 and 4 to the government of Sudan by 70 % for the time
being, which will be 100 % owned by the government by 2014.
He said that he briefed President Al-bashir on the agreement of Al-Foula
Electricity Station, 405 megawatts, as well as completing strategic
warehouses in Nyala to supply Darfur with oil.
The minister said that the exploration future plan targets production of
125,000 barrels per day (bpd) by the end of the current year and 200,000
bpd by the end of the coming year to reach to 325 by the end of 2016.