Border Dispute Chokes South Sudan's Oilfields

Publisher:
Al Jazeera English
Publication Date:
17 February 2013
Tags:
South Sudan, Petroleum, Conflict, Peace and Security, Sudan

It's been about one year since South Sudan shut down its oil production as part of a bargaining tool used against its neighbour Sudan. Major oil fields such as Heglig lie close to the border and South Sudan relies on Sudan to transport the fuel it produces.