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TotalEnergies restates that Uganda oil plans on track

Patrick Pouyanne says in Uganda and elsewhere, TotalEnergies will focus on investments in low-cost and low-carbon assets. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The French oil major TotalEnergies has affirmed its total commitment to extract Uganda’s oil despite concerns by climate activists. The company has been under intense pressure to …

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African refiners, distributors want to increase oil capacity

Lack of expertise, technology and industry know-how is challenge for Uganda, says Kyaruhanga Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Increasing investments to boost Africa’s refinery capacity while reducing the carbon footprint of the downstream and midstream sectors is a priority for the continent to achieve energy security and environmental sustainability. In …

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Uganda, Kenya boost oil jetties

  Facilities are meant to reduce transport costs of petroleum products Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | Member States party to the Northern Corridor Transit and Transport Agreement (NCTTA) have agreed to cooperate to promote the use of the Kawuku oil jetty in Uganda and the Kisumu oil jetty in …

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What next for NGOs against Uganda oil?

French Court dismissal of case against TotalEnergies shatters hope Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | On Feb.28, the Paris Civil Court dismissed a landmark case filed by six French and Ugandan NGOs against French oil major, TotalEnergies, for the oil project it is currently developing in Uganda. The environmental groups wanted …

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Somaliland finds oil

Here is how this could reset the regional balance Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The presence of oil in Somaliland has been confirmed by a recent exploration. The discovery has raised the stakes in Somaliland’s claim for independence from Somalia as it holds the potential for a new stream of …

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