The president Kiir has appointed a new petroleum minister, removing Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth and Awou Daniel Chuang who served as the Director General of the oil ministry has been appointed as the new oil minister; Hot in Juba presents facts about the new minister:

Education Background

1995 BSc. (Honours) in Chemical Engineering, University of Khartoum, Sudan

Professional Background

2015-June 2019 Director General for Petroleum Exploration and Production Authority

2012-2015 Director for Refineries Projects, Ministry of Petroleum & Mining – RSS

2011-2012 Project Construction Manager, Asawer Oil & Gas (Sudapest Subsidiary)

2004-2011 Technical Consultant, Self Employed

1998-2004 Production and Quality Control Manager, Al-Majd Asphalt Emulsion Factory, Saudi Arabia

1997-1998 Supervising Gold Refining and Quality Control, Sulieman Al-Othaim Jewellery Factory, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

1996-1995 Production and Quality Control Engineer, Araak Food Industries

1996-1997 Mathematics and Physics Instructor, Remedial English and Science Course Centre, Khartoum Sudan