Activists at COP27 have accosted Patrick Pouyanné, CEO of TotalEnergies, to demand answers about “bloody money” from the company’s Russian operations.
CNOOC Uganda has erected the Kingfisher rig on location, in Uganda’s western Lake Albert, as drilling plans move ahead.
Developing oil and gas projects can be done in an environmentally sound fashion and can play a critical role in changing a country’s finances, according to Uganda National Oil Co. (UNOC) CEO Proscovia Nabbanja.
Uganda’s oil production plans were redesigned to reduce emissions and the environmental impact, an official from the state-owned oil company has explained.
Uganda’s government struck a defiant tone at an oil conference in Kampala, warning Europe to focus on its own problems and setting out plans for a new licensing round.
Ugandan parliamentarians have snapped back at a resolution condemning the country’s oil plans from the European Parliament.
Oil companies and environmentalist activists see the same world in wholly differing ways. Rarely is this divide as stark as in discussions around the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP).
The energy transition is throwing up particular challenges for Africa, not least in terms of access to the skills and capital needed to meet future demand.
Munich Re will not insure the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP), throwing up another challenge for the TotalEnergies-driven project in Uganda and Tanzania.
CNOOC Uganda has signed a joint application agreement with Uganda National Oil Co. (UNOC) on the Pelican-Crane block.
TotalEnergies and CNOOC Ltd have taken the final investment decision (FID) on Uganda’s Lake Albert development, finally triggering the start of work on the 240,000 barrel per day project.
TotalEnergies has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Rwanda ahead of a final investment decision (FID) in Uganda tomorrow.
Uganda’s Parliament may not approve the Lake Albert development until the end of the year, pushing the final investment decision (FID) into early 2022.
Work is getting under way in Uganda in preparation for the Lake Albert oil project, with the aim of reaching first oil by 2025.
Front-end engineering and design (FEED) work on the Uganda refinery should be completed in August, with a final investment decision (FID) possible in June 2022.
Congo Kinshasa has cancelled two permits held by billionaire Dan Gertler’s Oil of DRCongo.
Companies working in Africa must do more to bolster local industry and participation, or risk continued challenges around security and legitimacy.
French President Emmanuel Macron has spoken of his support for the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP).
Benefiting from higher oil prices, Total reported an adjusted net income of $3 billion for the first quarter, up 69% year on year.
The Lake Albert development, including export pipeline, will cost $15 billion with contracts expected to be dished out following final investment decision (FID) on April 11.
Uganda’s National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has approved Total East Africa Midstream’s (TEAM) environmental report on the Ugandan part of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP).
Tullow Oil has completed the sale of its Ugandan assets to Total, receiving $500 million.
Tullow Oil has reached a binding tax agreement with Uganda, which should allow it to close a sale to Total shortly.
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.