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Inside Total’s 43 month journey to Uganda first oil

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Total E&P Uganda says it expects the first oil to be out of Uganda’s Albertine graben within 43 months effective from mid-May this year. Total Energies Uganda upstream project representative, Edirisa Kwizera is hopeful that unlike the past, the timeline to Uganda’s first oil will …

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Total signs USD 2 Billion deal for Tilenga project

The Tilenga project is expected to attract over USD 10 billion in investments in Uganda and Tanzania Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Total E&P Uganda has signed five packages for drilling of oil wells in Nwoya and Bulisa districts under the Tilenga project. The approximately two Billion dollar deal will …

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CSOs bothered by banks move to opt out of oil pipeline financing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Civil society actors have challenged the government to take with serious concern, decisions by some international banks not to finance the East African Crude Oil Pipeline-EACOP. At least six international banks have backtracked on their financing plans for a USD 3.5 billion project, which will include …

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Open letter to Suluhu, Museveni

The East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline is a project with multiple dire social, economic and environmental impacts COMMENT | VANESSA NAKATE AND LANDRY NINTERETSE | Dear Presidents Yoweri Museveni of Uganda and Suluhu Hassan of Tanzania, building the world’s longest heated crude oil pipeline in the midst of a climate …

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Government approves UGX 2 Trillion Tullow farm-out deal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has finally allowed Tullow to sell all its stake in Uganda’s oil and gas sector to French oil giant Total E&P. Tullow in a statement on Wednesday announced that the Ministry of Energy and Uganda Revenue Authority approved the deal valued at $575 million …

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Uganda, TOTAL agree on pipeline project

Mukono, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda government and the French oil giant Total E&P have reached a major milestone that paves the way for a Final Investment Decision on the production of Uganda’s oil. This came during a meeting between President Yoweri Museveni and Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and CEO …

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Uganda in tough test on oil money

Secret dirty deals could end as govt signs transparency initiative Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Uganda’s recent admission into the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is a “step in the right direction,” according to local civil society. But many also remain cautious. Gerald Byarugaba, the extractive industries coordinator at …

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