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.
Amidst the oil price crash crisis and the pressure on companies, opportunities are emerging for those with resources.
CNOOC Uganda will not pre-empt the sale of Tullow Oil’s stake in Lake Albert to Total.
Tullow Oil has struck a deal to sell its entire stake in Uganda’s Lake Albert project to France’s Total for $575 million.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has denied that it plans to support the proposed East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP).
Tullow expects to report pre-tax impairments and exploration write-offs of around $1.5 billion for 2019, as a result of a lower oil price forecast and a reduction in 2P reserves at the TEN project, offshore Ghana.
Congo Kinshasa is forming a plan to take back two oil blocks from sanctioned Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler and sell them to another company.
Uganda and Tanzania are pushing ahead with their plans for the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) despite Total’s decision to put work on hold, following the breakdown of talks on the sale of Tullow Oil’s Ugandan stakes.