Ministry of Petroleum and Mining

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South Sudan
Ministry of Petroleum and Mining
Department overview
Formed 2011
Jurisdiction South Sudan
Headquarters Juba
Minister responsible
Website www.mpmrss.org

The Ministry of Petroleum and Mining is a ministry of the Government of South Sudan. The incumbent minister is Ezekiel Lul Gatkuoth, while Elizabeth James Bol serves as deputy minister. the ministry of petroleum and mining contributes more than 90% of the south Sudan total income through oil production and exportation to different counties through north sudan pipe line from the oil fields in south sudan to the port sudan in red sea. the government of sudan is heavily taxing south sudan for using the pipe line, and with the recent declined in the oil prices in the international market, this declined in the oil prices has really affected the economy of the country. [1]

List of Ministers of Petroleum and Mining[edit]

Minister of Petroleum and Mining In Office Party President Note(s)
Stephen Dhieu Dau Since July 2011 Sudan People's Liberation Movement Salva Kiir Mayardit In office

References[edit]

  1. ^ Government of South Sudan official Website: Ministry of Petroleum and Mining http://www.goss-online.org/magnoliaPublic/en/ministries/Petroleum-and-Mining.html