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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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Oil delay a blessing in disguise – NPA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Planning Authority (NPA) is positive that the delay in Uganda’s oil production is a blessing in disguise. The authority says that the delay will give the country time to prepare and organize its industry. National Planning Authority Executive Director Dr Joseph Muvawala …

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Understanding government, Tullow-Total firm down dispute

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An ongoing tax dispute between the Ugandan government and Tullow Oil has led to the postponement of the planned Final Investment Decision for the Albertine oil development project to the second half of 2019. The capital gains tax dispute from Tullow’s farm-down of its stake …

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Total confident momentum for Uganda’s oil is building

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni’s meeting with the chief executive officer Total E&P could unlock stalled investments oil and gas sector. President Museveni and Total chairman Patrick Pouyanne met in mid-January to resolve issues that have delayed international oil companies from taking a Final Investment …

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Total unveils ‘significant’ offshore S. African gas find

Cape Town, South Africa | AFP | French energy giant Total unveiled Thursday a “significant” gas discovery off the coast of South Africa, an event that President Cyril Ramaphosa called a game-changer. The find could boost the nation’s struggling economy and reduce reliance on imports. “Total has made a significant …

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