Juba Energy City, a subsidiary of Petronor Group, and a party of the “Energy City” concept conceived, and currently being implemented, is based in Juba, South Sudan. In 2013, while major international companies opted to downsize their operations in South Sudan, as a result of the deteriorating economic and financial situation, the leadership of JEC, decided to take the road less traveled. The company was registered, manned, and an action plan was being put together.