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Uganda Seeks to Transport Fuel Through Tanzanian Ports to End Kenyan Monopoly

Uganda is looking at ways to reduce its dependency on Kenya for petroleum imports by resuming exports through Tanzania. The country accounts for around three-quarters of the transit cargo at...
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Lenders Withdrawing from Total’s Hoima – Tanga Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP)

Several lenders are reportedly walking away from financing the Total SE-sponsored  EACOP project, barely three weeks after the official launch. Last week, it was reported in French Newspaper, Les Echos,...
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Uganda Calls for Bids for Installation of Seismic Data Transcription System

The Petroleum Authority of Uganda invites bids from eligible bidders for the provision of various Services and Supplies. The particulars of the bid are: The supply, installation, data migration, commissioning...
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Uganda to Supply Surplus Electricity to South Sudan

The Managing Director of the Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL), Valentine Katabira, said the Ugandan government is working on interconnection to export electricity to South Sudan. The interconnection is...
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NEMA Uganda Issues Certificate of Approval to EACOP

Uganda's National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has approved the Environment and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the construction of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP). The certificate was issued...
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AfDB Grants $1 million to Uganda and Tanzania and EACOP

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has granted $1 million to the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project. Half of the total amount is for Uganda while the other is...
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Construction of the EACOP to Begin by the End of June 2021 – Minister Kitutu

The Ugandan Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Dr Mary Goretti Kitutu, has confirmed that the construction of the 1,445-kilometre East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) is to commence in...
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Uganda: NPPB Orders Pause in Issuance of License for New Filling Stations in Gulu City

The National Physical Planning Board of Uganda (NPPB) has directed the Gulu City Council to stop the issuing of licenses for the establishment of new fuel filling stations within the...
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Total totally takes over Tullow Oil Uganda’s Assets After Payment of $500M

Tullow Oil Plc announced on 10th October 2020 that it had received a $500 million consideration from Total for the sale of its assets in Uganda, which marks the completion...
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Total Signs Host Government Agreement with Tanzania for EACOP

Total E&P has signed a separate Host Government Agreement (HGA) for the proposed East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) with the Tanzanian government. The signed agreement is key to the...
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