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TotalEnergies Signs Deal With Chinese Contractor for Controversial Africa Pipeline Work

A map showing the EACOP project from Hoima in the west of Uganda to Tanzania’s city of Tanga on the Indian Ocean coast.

French energy giant TotalEnergies concluded a deal with China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering and East Africa Oil Pipeline operator EACOP to build the environmentally controversial pipeline in East Africa.

The Chinese company will replace a Russian pipe supplier to provide some of the 1443-kilometer pipeline. (UPSTREAM)

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