ICC NOTE: An oil conference urged Sudan to adopt a transparent and accountable system in oil management. The South is still yet to see oil contracts the North had promised, a key part of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement.
Oil conference urges Sudan to adopt transparent system
11 November 2006
By Manyang Mayom
Nov 10, 2006 (JUBA) An oil conference urged Sudan to adopt a transparent and accountable system in oil management it also asked to enforce adopted mechanism of equitable oil distribution.
Southern Sudan government Vice-President, Riek Marchar speaking in the Sudan oil Conference at the Nile Comfort Inn, Juba, Nov1, 2006 (Manyang Mayom)The Sudan Oil Conference, held in Juba on 1-2 November, recommended to Federal and South Sudan governments to implement law and policies related oil industry. The National Petroleum Commission (NPC) is seen as the most important mechanism towards the realization of equitable oil distribution and revenue utilization.