TotalEnergies and its partners have taken a final investment decision on the combined Tilenga-Kingfisher upstream oil project in Uganda and the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) that will transport crude to the Tanzania coast.

This important news came on the same day that the French player signed a memorandum of understanding with Uganda’s Ministry of Energy to advance renewables energy use in the country by developing 1 gigawatts of installed capacity.