A deal involving Uganda, Tanzania and Total has been pushed back, following the death of Tanzanian President John Magufuli.
Mozambique and Tanzania have held high-level talks on a number of issues, including terrorism in Cabo Delgado, as Total pushes for more security.
The East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) has signed a host government agreement (HGA) with Tanzania, as plans for the Ugandan oil development near the finish line.
Uganda has signed a host government agreement (HGA) with Total on the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP), followed by new declarations with Tanzania on the link.
Foreign investors have become increasingly concerned about Tanzania since the election of John Magufuli to the presidency in 2015.