EACOP

On Sunday 11th April 2021, oil companies and the governments of Uganda and Tanzania signed three accords: a tariff and transportation agreement, shareholding agreement, and Host Government Agreement. The signing of these paves the way for the development of key oil infrastructure projects, such as...
Uganda found commercial oil in 2006. But only now is the country readying itself for the Final Investment Decision. The FID, expected this March or thereabouts, is the point in the capital project planning process when the decision to make major financial commitments by oil companies is taken...
In research released today alongside FIDH and partner organizations, Oxfam highlighted the major risks of oil projects led by French energy giant Total in Uganda and Tanzania, which would require over 12,000 families to lose land and endanger sensitive and vital ecosystems. Despite plunging oil...
Oxfam commissioned a gender analysis of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessments (ESIAs) of the 1,443 km East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) that will transfer crude oil from Kabaale Hoima in Uganda (the Lake Albert basin) to a Marine Storage Facility and Load Out Facility located on the...
The Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the Uganda portion of the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) was issued in December 2018. The purpose described for the EACOP project in the ESIA is to transport crude oil from the Lake Albert development area in Uganda to the Tanzanian...
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