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Total, Uganda Agree on Crude Pipe Issues to Pave Spending

Total, Uganda Agree on Crude Pipe Issues to Pave Spending

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Total SA said it has agreed with Uganda on issues regarding the host government that will pave the way for a final investment decision for a crude export pipeline. The breakthrough regarding the 1,445-kilometer pipeline was agreed at a meeting between Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and Patrick Pouyanné, the Total chairman and chief executive officer, and will pave way for the investment decision in the “coming months,” the company said Friday by email from the Ugandan capital, Kampala. Total is now seeking to conclude a similar host government agreement with Tanzania, whose territory the pipe will traverse, to complete the tendering process for all engineering, procurement and construction contracts, according to the statement. The French major is leading plans to build the co...