World Oil Group: Total starts billions-heavy oil project in East Africa
France's Total shuts gas plant after Mozambique attacks: sources
French energy giant Total has shut its operations and withdrawn all staff from a site in northern Mozambique following last week's deadly jihadist attack in the area, security sources said Friday. "Total has gone," a security source in Maputo told AFP, adding that "it will be hard to persuade them to return" this year. And a military source added, "all the facilities are abandoned. "Total made a decision to evacuate all of its staff", after"Total has gone," a security source in Maputo told AFP, adding that "it will be hard to persuade them to return" this year.
The French group will promote up to 230,000 barrels in Uganda and Tanzania in Uganda and Tanzania. Environmentalists warn against severe environmental damage.
The two East African countries Uganda and Tanzania have totally launched a 3.5 billion dollar (2.94 billion euros), together with the French Energy Group, a heavy project for the promotion of petroleum.
This was announced on Monday in a communication: Total holds a share of around 57 percent, as well as the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) accounts for around 28 percent, and the Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) .
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The oil should be brought by means of a new, 1445-kilometer pipeline of oil fields near the Albertsees in the west of Ugandas by Tanzania to the Indian Ocean, and be shipped from the Tanzanian port Tanga. In the underground pipeline, the oil should be heated to 50 degrees to better can be transported.
One hopes to come to a flow rate of 230 000 barrels per day. Already in four years, the first oil should be exported.
But there is also criticism: In March, 263 had called for non-governmental organizations in a joint letter to finance the project. Environmentalists warn of pollution of the lakes in Uganda, especially the Victoriasees, and before the potential destruction of habitats of rare species of animals, such as chimpanzes and elephants in Uganda.
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