EACOP signs an MoU with Ministry of Water and Environment In Uganda

East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) Ltd. has signed a MoU with Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE) to cooperate on various conservation initiatives in the 10 Districts traversed by the Pipeline. As part of this cooperation, EACOP is also joining the Running Out of Trees (ROOTS) campaign. In joining this campaign, EACOP will work […]

Oilfield Africa - Monday April 22, 2024
EACOP unveils Thermal Insulation Plant, Signs Land Lease Agreement in Uganda

EACOP has again  reached another key milestone on the construction stage of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline Project (EACOP Project) this is following the flagged off of Thermal Insulation Plant (TIS Plant) constructed and operated by one of EACOP Ltd Level One Contractors, WASCO ISOAF on 26th March 2024 which is a joint venture […]

Oilfield Africa - Tuesday April 2, 2024
Ugandan Companies to Execute Major Contracts in Tilenga-Kingfisher Projects

Big strides towards boosting local participation in Uganda’s Oil and Gas Sector have been achieved. The Petroleum Authority of Uganda PAU made this disclosure recently in its X handle formerly twitter.  PAU has stated that since 2021, the Nation’s oil company has given a green light to contracts with total valued of about USD 7.16 […]

Oilfield Africa - Wednesday March 20, 2024
Uganda’s $4 Billion Domestic Refinery Preferred Bidder Announced

The Final negotiations for the financing and construction of Uganda’s USD 4 billion domestic refinery has begun this month after Alpha MBM Investments from the United Arab Emirates was chosen by the government of Uganda as preferred bidder the country ministry announced. Ms Ruth Nankabirwa, Uganda’s Minister of Energy and Mineral Development made the breakthrough […]

Oilfield Africa - Thursday January 25, 2024
TotalEnergies Seeks Expert Review on EACOP’s Land Possession Projects in Uganda, Tanzania

According to TotalEnergies information base, the projects for the development of the oil and gas resources of the Lake Albert region and the cross-border pipeline are situated in a sensitive social and environmental context that requires special measures for the environment and the rights of the local communities. So completion of the Tilenga and EACOP […]

Oilfield Africa - Saturday January 6, 2024

The Ugandan government has extended Oranto’s oil block license for two additional years, covering the Ngassa Deep and Ngassa Shallow exploration areas in Hoima and Kikuube districts and Centurion Law Group has successfully advised Oranto Petroleum as regards to the renewal of its oil exploration license in Uganda.  This extension, effective from December 2023, allows […]

Oilfield Africa - Wednesday January 3, 2024
Uganda Envisages Key Role For Oil And Gas In Financing The Energy Transition

Irene Bateebe, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD), Uganda, has announced in a media briefing that Uganda will launch its energy transition plan at the upcoming COP28 being held in the UAE in November, with a key role envisaged for the oil and gas sector in generating financing for the […]

Oilfield Africa - Thursday October 19, 2023
Uganda And China In A Strategic Financial Alliance To Fund EACOP

Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) is in advanced talks with Chinese export credit agency SINOSURE to provide credit for its crude oil pipeline after pressure from environmentalists forced some Western banks to recoil from the project, a top official said on Monday; Reuters has reported. The projects for the development of the oil and gas […]

Oilfield Africa - Thursday October 5, 2023
TotalEnergies Wins In Court Over Civil Rights Criticism On EACOP Project

TotalEnergies  a French energy giant has escaped another legal hurdle after censure of its East African crude oil pipeline in a French court was stepped down over a series of technicalities, Climate Change News reported. A group of French and Ugandan campaigners argued in court that TotalEnergies did not do enough to stop environmental and […]

Oilfield Africa - Thursday March 2, 2023
Uganda Approves Exploration Application For Second Bid License Round

The team at Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) is excited following a Government approval regarding Kasuruban, an oil and gas block. The exploration approval is coming barely 12 days into 2023 energy year, This good news is coming following recent announcement made by the country Energy Minister Ruth Nankabirwa Ssentamu said in a statement detailing […]

Oilfield Africa - Friday January 27, 2023

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