It looks like a bombshell. A long story about what could be the last biggest oil discovery is taking place in Sudan in the newly tapped block-25, better known as Al-Rawat, located 137km south west of Kosti in the White Nile state. The story titled The Best Oil Opportunity of The Year was carried first in Oil Price, a website focusing on oil-related stories, then resurfaced two days later under a different byline. Another platform, Next Big carried the story for the third time that later was picked by Yahoo. Curious enough none of the established newswires like Reuters, AFP, AP or publications specialized in covering oil news like the Financial Times, Oil and Gas Journal or Wall Street Journal picked the story – and for a good reason. On the top of the story there were two words that explains everything: Sponsored Article, or a paid advertisement […]