Sudan Update

White Nile Limited 06 June 2007 White Nile Ltd / Ticker: WNL / Index: AIM / Sector: Oil & Gas 6th June 2007 White Nile Ltd ('White Nile' or 'the Company') Sudan Update White Nile Ltd, the AIM listed oil and gas exploration company, has noted the press speculation re its Block Ba licence area in Southern Sudan and would like to provide the following update. The Company is aware that negotiations in Khartoum between representatives of the Government of Southern Sudan and the Northern Government, with regard to oil exploration and production issues in Southern Sudan, have been concluded. It is understood that the Government of Southern Sudan is involved in continuing negotiations on a number of other issues and has not yet had the opportunity to make official comment on the outcome of the negotiations re oil issues. White Nile's representatives in Juba have been in constant contact with leading officials of the Government of Southern Sudan, and have been informed that with regards to Block Ba, White Nile is to be included in a consortium that will explore and develop the enlarged Block B, which will include White Nile's Block Ba as well as Block Bb and Bc. It is understood other members in the consortium will include Total, Kufpec, SudaPet and NilePet, the later two being the national oil companies of Northern and Southern Sudan respectively. White Nile is confident that the negotiations have resulted in a positive outcome for the Company. Its representatives have emphasised that clarity on the outcome of the negotiations is needed from the Government of Southern Sudan as soon as possible. They have been informed that an announcement will be made when the current talks, dealing with issues other than oil, are concluded. * * E N D S * * For further information please visit or contact: Phil Edmonds White Nile Ltd Tel: 0845 108 6060 Jonathan Wright Seymour Pierce Ltd Tel: 020 7107 8000 Hugo de Salis St Brides Media & Finance Ltd Tel: 020 7242 4477 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange