The NGOs raised concerns beyond drilling, though. They predicted more than 2,000 truck trips per day may take place during work.
Kingfisher will have around 20 production wells and 11 water injection wells, from four pads.
CNOOC Uganda has erected the Kingfisher rig on location, in Uganda’s western Lake Albert, as drilling plans move ahead.
Uganda’s oil production plans were redesigned to reduce emissions and the environmental impact, an official from the state-owned oil company has explained.
The European Parliament’s criticism of oil projects in Uganda failed to “respect the fundamental principles” of democracy, TotalEnergies has said.
The European Parliament has criticised a proposed East African pipeline, calling for TotalEnergies to consider an alternative route.
China’s ZPEB has completed testing on a rig that is due to set sail for Uganda, to work on TotalEnergies’ Tilenga project.
Schlumberger has confirmed a wells contract from TotalEnergies for work on the Tilenga field, in Uganda.
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.
TotalEnergies has launched a massive open online course – otherwise known as a MOOC – for Ugandans interested in working on its Tilenga project.
CNOOC Uganda has confirmed a final investment decision (FID) for the Kingfisher field, marking another step forward for the Lake Albert development.
TotalEnergies has a plan to evacuate endangered animals from Uganda and Tanzania to France – or so a group of unidentified pranksters would have the world believe.
Total E&P Uganda has signed conditional letters of award for surface facilities and drilling packages under its Tilenga project, in western Uganda.
TotalEnergies has chosen McDermott and Sinopec International Petroleum Service Corp. to carry out work Uganda’s Tilenga project.
Ugandan police have arrested an NGO member and an Italian journalist, in a move seemingly linked to an investigation of Total’s Tilenga project.
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.
Total should announce final investment decision (FID) for its Lake Albert project on April 11.
Total expects to start up its Ikike field, offshore Nigeria, by the end of 2021 and will drill a number of exploration wells across its African portfolio.
Total has published reviews and plans relating to its Tilenga and East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) projects in Uganda and Tanzania.
Uganda goes to the polls today in an election that is likely to see President Yoweri Museveni returned for a sixth term.
The UK government intends to halt funding for hydrocarbon projects overseas on the five-year anniversary of the Paris Agreement.
Total has no clear view on prices in 2021 and is taking a cautious stance on spending plans, the company’s CFO Jean-Pierre Sbraire said after the company published its third quarter results.
Total will face accusations of human rights violations over its activities in Uganda on October 28, in the Versailles Court of Appeal.