Museveni meets senior officials from oil giant Total

23 Apr 2024

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has met TotalEnergies President for Exploration and Production, Nicolas Terraz who paid a courtesy call on him at State House-Entebbe.

Mr. Terraz, who has been visiting the oil exploration sites under the Tilenga project, briefed President Museveni on the progress of the project and also solicited for more support to ensure the success of the operations.

“I visited the sites at Tilenga and the pipeline. The drilling and pipeline activities are going on very well,” he said.

Terraz also informed the President that the oil project now employs over 8,000 Ugandans.

President Museveni welcomed Mr. Terraz to Uganda and assured him of the government’s support to ensure the project yields positive results.

Terraz was accompanied by Mr. Mike Sangster, the Senior Vice President Africa-Total Energies, Mr. Philippe Groueix, General Manager TotalEnergies EP Uganda, Mr. Martin Tiffen, Managing Director- East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) and Ms. Mariam Nampeera, the Deputy General Manager Total Energies EP Uganda.

The meeting was also attended by the Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Hon. Ruth Nankabirwa, the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Hon. Matia Kasaijja and officials from the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development.

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