Africa Notes: The Threat of International Sanctions on Sudan's Oil Sector - December 2004
December 10, 2004
The CSIS Africa Program convened a meeting on Sudan on November 4, 2004, to explore the possible future imposition of oil sanctions on Sudan. CSIS Africa Program director J. Stephen Morrison chaired the meeting. Jason Small, Sudan desk officer at the State Department; Robert Ebel, chairman of the CSIS Energy Program; Roger Diwan, managing director of PFC Energy; and John Prendergast, special advisor to the International Crisis Group’s president, discussed the probable impacts of sanctions on Sudan’s oil sector upon Khartoum’s behavior, global energy markets, and U.S. bilateral trade relations with China, the country with the largest equities in Sudan’s oil sector (40 percent).