The complaint accused the company of “involuntary manslaughter” and failing to assist someone who was in danger during the attack.
Total has two rigs working in Namibia, with the Tungsten Explorer and the Deepsea Mira. A recent update from Vantage Drilling reported Total had extended the contract on the Tungsten Explorer into the second quarter of 2024.
Following talks with other bodies involved in the region, Rufin said “information flows little and poorly between Mozambique LNG and other actors”.
Earlier this month, CEO and chairman Patrick Pouyanné visited Cabo Delgado and announced the appointment of a human rights rapporteur, Jean-Christophe Rufin.
The head of Total visited Afungi industrial site, the resettlement village of Quitunda and the towns of Palma and Mocimboa da Praia. It was an attack on Palma in March 2021 that halted Mozambique LNG.
“Personal claims against directors may be a potential area of growth. Directors will have to take the threat seriously, as they have an impact on their professional and personal lives,” Calvert warned.
The Court of Appeal will today hear a legal challenge over the Mozambique LNG project, from Friends of the Earth (FoE).
Eni and ExxonMobil have both confirmed the start up of the Coral Sul floating LNG (FLNG) project, offshore Mozambique.
Work on Mozambique LNG may resume in the first half of 2023, a project partner has said, but the northern insurgency continues.
Projects backed by Standard Chartered in 2021 will emit 2.3 billion tonnes of CO2 over their lifespan, with Mozambique LNG to play a major part in this.
In a recent judicial review decision, two judges in an English court considered an application by Friends of the Earth (FoE) to quash UK Export Finance’s (UKEF) decision to provide export finance to the Mozambique LNG Project.
A legal challenge by Friends of the Earth (FoE) to Mozambique LNG has split opinions among High Court judges.
Investments in Africa’s oil and gas risk undermining a move to lower carbon energy sources and are at risk of becoming stranded assets, according to a new report.
A case has begun this morning in the High Court as Friends of the Earth (FoE) challenges the UK government’s support for Mozambique LNG.
Rwandan forces have freed Mocímboa da Praia, a Mozambique town that had been held by Islamists since August 2020.
Rwanda will provide a 1,000-person force to Mozambique’s trouble Cabo Delgado Province to assist in a counter-insurgency programme.
TechnipFMC has rejected some claims around its Mozambique LNG work.
Total has set out plans to get the Papua LNG plan back on track, following the declaration of force majeure on its Mozambique LNG project.
Benefiting from higher oil prices, Total reported an adjusted net income of $3 billion for the first quarter, up 69% year on year.
Saipem has issued a warning over its 4 billion euro ($4.8bn) contract for work on Mozambique LNG, following Total’s declaration of force majeure.
Total has declared force majeure at its Mozambique LNG project, citing the local insecurity.
The UK government will face questions in court over the legality of its support for Mozambique LNG, following a win for Friends of the Earth (FoE).
Mozambican businesses looking to cash in on Africa’s biggest private investment are facing disaster after an attack by Islamic State-linked militants on a town close to Total’s $20 billion natural gas export project.
The High Court will hear an application from Friends of the Earth (FoE) today to review the UK government’s support of the Mozambique LNG scheme.
East African LNG outlook seems positive in 2021 but fluctuating prices, political instability and terrorism risk stifling growth
East Africa is in a prime location to export gas globally but growth and progress has largely been slow, largely because of fluctuating liquified natural gas prices, political instability and terrorism.