Ministry of Petroleum South Sudan

In 1972, war between North and South Sudan came to an end and an agreement called "ADISS ABABA AGREEMENT" was reached. This resulted to a formation of an autonomous government for Southern Sudan called High Executive Council with its Regional Ministries in which Industry and Mining was one of them. However, Industry and Mining began as part of Regional Ministry of Finance and later became party of Ministry of Commerce and Supply in 1974. However, in 1979 the Regional Ministry of Industry and Mining was created.

The new Ministry was operating under two laws early enacted by Central government. These laws are:

  • A. The Mines and quarries Act (1972) and its Regulations (1973). This Act regulates the Mining and quarrying in the Sudan.
  • B. The Encouragement of Investment Act (1980). This is a general Legislation which covers investment in all economic sectors...
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About The Ministry

Our Mission

Is to plan and encourage private sector to invest in Mining and industrial projects. The Ministry is also endowed to carry out geological...


Is to enhance Economic Development and improve standards in the field of Energy, Mining and Industry through training and innovation.

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Good governance and leadership, transparency, and accountability, equity and fairness, honesty, trust and integrity, professionalism, ...


Ministry of Petroleum issues two licenses, oil and gas license, fuel supply license and Petrol Station license. To apply to one of ...

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