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Parliament approves East African Crude Oil Pipeline Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has approved the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) Bill to pave way for the full implementation of the oil pipeline project in Uganda. The law will facilitate the implementation of Uganda’s obligations under the Host Government Agreement signed between Uganda, Tanzania and the …

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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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