Petroleum and Mining

Functions :: Structure :: Projects and Programs :: Publications and Documents :: Contacts
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Hon. Stephen Dhieu Dau
Minister
 
 

 

 

 

Hon Elizabeth James Bol
Deputy Minister

 

Minister's Profile:

 

 

 

Ministry's Mission:

 

Formulate necessary legislation and regulation for the management and development of the energy and mining sectors as well as develop and implement GOSS policies and strategies on power generation and distribution.

 

 

Functions:

The Ministry of Petroleum and Mining performs the following functions and duties:

 

  1. Formulate necessary legislation and regulation for the management and development of the energy and mining sectors of Southern Sudan;
  2. Develop and implement GoSS policies and strategies on power generation and distribution, industrial development, and mining;
  3. Organize and identify the energy potential of Southern Sudan in order to facilitate economic growth;
  4. Identify all sources of hydro-power and other sources of renewable energy and facilitate their exploitation for electricity generation;
  5. Plan electricity power supply schemes and oversee their implementation and operational management;
  6. Identify potential commercial partners to develop and run electricity generation schemes in Southern Sudan;
  7. Oversee the operation and management of the Southern Sudan Electricity Corporation to ensure it performs its functions as laid out in the relevant Act;
  8. Set electricity tariffs for the sale of electricity to customers;
  9. Regulate the exploitation of minerals, oil and other fossil fuels;
  10. Supervise geological surveys;
  11. Coordinate with Government of National Unity on matters concerning oil and other mineral exploration and exploitation on behalf of GoSS;
  12. Monitor the activities of commercial enterprises involved in the exploration for and exploitation of oil and other mineral resources of Southern Sudan to ensure compliance with relevant regulations; and
  13. Provide technical assistance, training and other capacity building to state governments and other local governments to build their capacity to assume their responsibilities for energy and mining maters as defined in the Constitution and GoSS policy.

 

Structure:

 

The ministry is composed of the following directorates:

 

  1. Directorate of Administration
  2. Directorate of Energy
  3. Directorate of Geological Survey
  4. Directorate of Minerals Development
  5. Directorate of Power Planning

 

 

Projects and Programs: 

 

Feasibility Studies

 

  1. Akon refinery completed
  2. Fuel depot completed
  3. Geochemical lab

 

Projects contracted out

 

  1. Medium voltage for Thongpiny and Munuki
  2. Studies for Benden, Fula, Lakki, Shukilli, some Rivers Hydro electric Power 

 

Publications and Documents:

 

 

 

 

 

Contacts:

 

Ministry of Energy and Mining Headquarters

P.O. Box 376, Juba

William Ater Maciek

Undersecretary

Tel: +249-918-906-406 / +249-927-951-102

Fax: +249-811-829-583

 

Email: megoss@ministryofenergygoss.net

 

Web Site: http://www.ministryofenergygoss.net

 

 

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Functions :: Structure :: Projects and Programs :: Publications and Documents :: Contacts

 

 

 

This article was updated on Aug 29, 2011