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Oil collapse wipes out profits at Total

Paris, France | AFP | Total said Tuesday its quarterly profit fell by 99 percent because of dropping oil prices and announced it would slash investments in response to ongoing turmoil in crude markets. The French oil major reported a net profit of $34 million for the first quarter, against $3.1 billion a year earlier. …

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Tullow finally sells its Ugandan assets

  Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | French oil super major, Total, will take over Tullow’s assets in Uganda’s Lake Albert Development project including the stake in the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline following the recent conclusion of a sale and purchase agreement with the British oil firm. According to …

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Delays in Uganda’s oil

Here are the likely impacts of delays in making the Final Investment Decision after seven postponements | CORTI PAUL LAKUMA | Yet again the final investment decision (FID) on oil production in Uganda was delayed in August 2019. The delay meant that the date for first oil had to be …

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GOVT: Tullow Oil must pay all taxes due

Government, Total respond as Tullow’s $900M deal flops Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Energy Ministry has stressed that Tullow must pay Capital Gains tax before it can be allowed to sell part of its stake to Total and CNOOC Uganda.  Tullow confirmed earlier Thursday that their Sale and Purchase …

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TOTAL committed to Uganda despite Tullow blow

Paris, France | THE INDEPENDENT |  Oil giants Total have re-affirmed their commitment to progressing the development of the Lake Albert oil resources, despite their Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPAs) with Tullow collapsing today. Tullow Oil plc announced earlier that it has been informed that its farm-down to Total and CNOOC will …

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Tullow Oil releases statement on Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tullow Oil PLC has released a statement in advance of the Group’s Half Year Results, indicating it is struggling to reach a farm-down agreement. “Tullow and its Joint Venture Partners, have, so far, been unable to finalise this agreement with the Government of Uganda. We continue …

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