(MEBG) - Sudan is a country with a vast oil and gas potential, but is practically split by civil war—a fact that effectively blocks or at least make it very difficult to explore or develop the oil as well as natural gas sector.
ENI's presence in Sudan dates back to 1959 when AgipPetroli established AgipSudan Ltd, a company which operated a network of about 60 service stations, 2 depots and three LPG filling plants. In 1999 Agip Petroli sold Agip Sudan Ltd.
Engineering & Oilfield Services
In the engineering and oilfield services sector, Snamprogetti carried out the engineering and construction of the Unity and Heglig Oil Fields Production Facilities and pipeline in 1986).
Saipem, in a joint venture, with an international engineering company, is carrying out a turnkey contract for the Muglad Basin Oil Development project, providing for the construction of seven pumping stations, a marine terminal including five storage tanks, and an offshore line with a loading buoy.
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