Press Esc to close

WorldOil

CONTENT PREVIEW

For full content view: Log in Now!

  • What's new in exploration


    Arthur Berman, Contributing Editor

    Two million people have been killed in the civil war in Sudan since 1982. Seventy percent of Sudan’s total revenue comes from oil, so the struggle is mostly about oil. The fighting is between mixed racial groups in the north led by an Arab minority, and black tribal groups in the south. A peace agreement temporarily ended the civil war in 2005 and established separate autonomous regions in North and South Sudan that would share production until a secession referendum can be held in 2011. The peace agreement has now largely disintegrated. The more recent conflict between North Sudan and its southwestern state of Darfur is complex, but it is also mostly about oil. Rebel groups in Darfur want to create a third state in Sudan, but need the revenue from oil fields within their borders. Many undeveloped areas of Sudan, including much of Darfur and the adjacent state of Abyei, have large probable oil reserves.

This area of the site is restricted. In order to gain access, please either Log In, or subscribe to World Oil.

Two options are available to you for creating an account.

1. Get a Free Trial Subscription to World Oil Magazine and gain immediate access to select content on World Oil Online.

Start a Free Trial Subscription and gain immediate access to the complete current issue of World Oil Magazine. Plus, you’ll receive 3 upcoming issues of World Oil Magazine in print or digital format.* You also receive access to the Energy Events Calendar, Industry Statistics and WO Wire’s news and industry coverage.

Free Trial


2. Purchase a subscription to World Oil magazine and gain immediate and complete access to World Oil Online. As a Total Access subscriber you will have access to all areas of the site available to registered users and free subscribers as well as having access to such premium content areas as:

  • The Archives section containing over ten years of complete magazine archives,
  • The WO DataHub's engineering tables and directories,
  • The World Oil annual forecasts, including past predictions,
  • Select World Oil technical handbooks,
  • And much, much more!

Subscribe


Physical copies of this content may be available for purchase. Visit the Reprints & Back Issues section.


If you are already a paid subscriber and do not have access, please email CustomerService@worldoil.com.

WO DATA HUB

EngineeringTablesIcon-Large

Engineering Data Tables

World Oil's specialized upstream Engineering Data Tables featuring the Drill Bit Classifier, Tubing Tables and more. Get Total Access today.

WO SUPPLEMENTS

2013 Fracturing Technology

2013 Fracturing Technology

ENERGY EVENTS

Upcoming Events