Uganda to Develop Oilfields Worth $5 Billion

In a bid to expedite the growth of its oil industry, Uganda plans to spend at least $5 billion on the development of the Kingfisher and Tilega oil fields, which are currently the subject of a tax dispute between government and three oil companies. This amount forms part of the $15 billion to $20 billion

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Total to boost its Nigeria output

French supermajor Total will increase Nigeria’s oil production by 200,000 bpd by the end of the year, a senior official from the local unit of the company said at an industry event, adding that the increase will come from the development of the Egina Deep project. “Our plan is to maintain aggressive exploration and appraisal

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South Pars is the world’s single largest natural gas field, which is being developed in several phases

China to expand energy footprint in Iran

The next episode of friction between Beijing and Washington could be staged in Iran, where a top Chinese energy firm, defying latest U.S. sanctions, is likely to expand its stake in a giant Iranian gas field. China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), the world’s third-largest oil and gas firm, has replaced Total, the French energy giant,

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Total working to sustain Angolan oil production

Energy services company TechnipFMC said it would work alongside Total at a prospect the French supermajor said marked a new chapter offshore Angola. The French services company said it secured an engineering, procurement and construction contract in the deepwater Zinia field offshore Angola, a member of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. Total leads a

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Angolan oil company chooses foreign supplier for fuel

The Angolan National Society of Fuels (Sonangol) chose the French company Total as a supplier of one million 200 thousand tons of gasoline until March next year, stated the news here today. This selection arose from a public contest launched last January, to which about twenty European, Asian and US companies were presented.The contract was

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