Sudan’s ruling military council has denied reports about the suspension of oil flows from neighboring South Sudan.
In a statement on Saturday, council spokesman Shams Aldin Kabashi said the oil flows from South Sudan were “normal”.
Media reports earlier said that the flow of crude oil from South Sudan through Port Sudan has been halted due to a worker strike in the port.
Sudan pockets $23 per barrel as transit fees for oil exports from South Sudan through Sudanese territories and ports.
South Sudan got its independence from Sudan in 2011 after decades of brutal war. The two Sudans share cross-border trade, citizenship rights and oil.
South Sudan is landlocked country. It uses Sudanese pipelines to transfer its oil to the global market in an agreement with the government of Sudan.
By Mohammed Amin in Khartoum