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Total targets 2025 for first Uganda oil

The French major plans to produce 190,000bl/d from six fields at the Tilenga development

Total intends to start oil production at Tilenga—its portion of Uganda’s Lake Albert development—"in 43 months”, the company says. The French major has conditionally awarded engineering, construction and drilling contracts, which Pierre Jessua, general manager at Total E&P Uganda, describes as “the first step” towards meeting the goal of production in early 2025. Total now intends to launch the next stage of engineering and procurement activity. The Total-operated Tilenga project has a planned output of 190,000bl/d and will encompass six fields. The other portion of the Lake Albert development is the Kingfisher project, operated by China’s Cnooc, which will produce 40,000bl/d to bring

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