Closure of Petrol Terminal and the reservation of mechanisms in East Darfur.

Adila Adam Al-Radhi


The protestors closed the Al-Mazroub administrative unit of the Adela locality in East Darfur state. They closed the Tarrafiya field in the Adela locality and detained in the Al-Mazroub area a number of heavy vehicles belonging to Petro Energy, which works in the field of petroleum in the region. The closure and seizure of the vehicles came as an expression of the failure of Petro Energy and the Ministry of Energy and Oil to implement their obligations Towards the local community from health, water, education and employment services and treatment of environmental pollution resulting from oil within the social responsibility and preferential advantage of the oil-producing areas according to the Juba Peace Agreement To this, Major General Ahmed Taher Othman, the representative of the Minister of Interior, the Director of the General Administration for Securing Oil Facilities in Sudan, the head of the visiting delegation to the oil areas, acknowledged the right and legitimacy of the sit-in and protest in order to demand rights according to the peaceful means available, and that all local and international laws, charters and treaties recognize and recognize the right of the owners The areas of oil production in development, services and projects, and when addressing the protesters in the Mazroub area, in the presence of the East Darfur State Police Director, Major General Saleh Al Mubarak Police, the State Petroleum Coordinator, Eng. Mohi El-Din Suleiman, the Executive Director of Adila Locality, and the Petroleum Fields Security Committee, he stressed the need to address the weaknesses and imbalances that led to Shortening of job opportunities in implementing the matrix of projects that were agreed upon by the Quartet represented (Local Society, State Government, Ministry of Energy and Oil - Petro Energy Company) While the representative of the protesters revealed that the escalation comes three months after the agreement concluded in an initial matrix of projects, in which 5% had not been implemented, stressing that the sit-in was lifted after the demands of the matrix were fully implemented.