“There have not been any compulsory purchases of land so far,” EACOP managing director Martin Tiffen said, speaking earlier this week.
Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD)
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.
The East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) company has applied to the Ugandan government for a licence to begin construction.
An attack in northeast Uganda killed geologists and soldiers protecting them, with the finger of blame pointed at local cattle rustlers.