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Construction of EACOP workers camp set to start

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Civil works at the first construction camp for the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline Project in Uganda are almost complete. A worker at the site told URN that he was happy that the project was finally about to take off after years of waiting. To …

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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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Algeria, Italy agree to build new energy pipeline

Algiers, Algeria | Xinhua | Algeria and Italy agreed on Monday to build a new pipeline to carry Algeria’s gas and electricity to Europe. At a joint press conference with visiting Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni, Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune said the project will make Italy “a key distributor of Algerian …

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10 Misconceptions about the Tilenga & EACOP Projects

SPECIAL FEATURE | THE INDEPENDENT | TotalEnergies answers the most frequently asked questions relating to Tilenga & EACOP projects in Uganda and Tanzania. ******** QUESTION: Why is TotalEnergies embarking on the Tilenga and EACOP projects when scientists from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the International Energy Agency and the …

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EACOP: 41% of pipeline affected persons fully compensated

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 41 percent of the Project affected persons-PAPs under the East African Crude Oil pipeline-EACOP project have been fully compensated in Uganda. There are 3,648 project affected persons-PAPs under the EACOP project in Uganda. The 1,443km crude oil export pipeline will transport Uganda’s crude …

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Gunmen run away with documents related to Masaka crude pipeline claims

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Unidentified thugs have broken into the offices of Community Transformation Foundation Network-COTFONE, a Non-Government Organization that is helping persons affected by the East African Crude Oil Pipeline-EACOP project get compensation. Yisito Kayinga Muddu, the  Programs Coordinator of COTFONE says that the thieves went away …

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Give UNOC Sh914 billion, Auditor General

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Auditor General John Muwanga has urged adequate capitalization of the Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) and its subsidiary companies to enable government commercial participation in the strategic oil and gas sector. According to Muwanga’s new audit report for financial year 2020/2021, a total …

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