Work on an oil pipeline project between Uganda and Tanzania has been suspended after Total SA allegedly scrapped plans to buy a stake in Tullow Oil Plc’s oil fields in Uganda.
Tanzania and Zambia have settled plans to build a $1.5 billion oil pipeline between the two countries, according to Tanzania’s energy minister.
Uganda and Tanzania put plans in motion on Saturday to begin construction of a $3.5 billion oil pipeline between the two countries.
Uganda has decided to partner with Tanzania for a major oil pipeline project, rejecting Kenya in the process.
Tanzania has joined Kenya and Uganda in discussions to resolve the troubled oil pipeline project that has united and divided the three countries in recent years.
Troubled talks over an oil pipeline project between Kenya and Uganda resumed as the countries’ presidents met in Nairobi on Monday.