Khartoum (SUNA) – The Minister of Oil, Gas and Minerals Engineer Azhari Abdul-Gadir has discussed ways of technical cooperation
in the oil and gas industry with the French ambassadors in Khartoum and Juba. Engineer Abdul-Gadir praised the technical cooperation between the two countries, referring to their pioneering experience in the oil and gas the industry, reviewing Sudan experience, which enabled it to indigenize industry and manage all technical operations within the oil sector in accordance with the international standards, pointing out that the French companies had a leading role in the Sudanese oil industry such as Total and Schlumberger, pointing to the promising opportunities in the oil sector in the field of exploration and oil production.
The minister considered said that the agreements signed between Sudan and South Sudan to re-pump the oil of the South Sudan and on transit fees and processing of crude oil as encouraging for the companies operating in southern Sudan to increase the oil production, which is to be reflected on the economies of both countries. He urged the French companies of the great capabilities and modern technology to invest in opportunities Available in the Sudanese oil sector.
For her part, the Ambassador of France in Khartoum Mrs. Emmanuelle Blatmann expressed her country's desire to develop the prospects of economic cooperation, exchange of experience in the field of investment and to benefit from the possibilities of Sudan investment and opportunities available, stressing the desire of French companies to invest in Sudan, announcing the return of Schlumberger company to work in the Sudanese oil sector with ambitious plans and future visions.. The Ambassador of France to Juba Jean-Yves Roux lauded the agreement recently signed between Sudan and South Sudan, pointing to its future repercussions in creating an investment environment persuading companies to come to Sudan.