The governments of Republic of Uganda and United Republic of Tanzania sign the Inter-Governmental Agreement(IGA) for the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) Project. 26th May, 2017. The signing of the IGA is a significant milestone for the project.
INTER-GOVERNMENT AGREEMENT SIGNED
The EACOP is a 1,445km crude oil export pipeline that will transport Uganda’s crude oil from Kabaale - Hoima in Uganda to the Chongoleani peninsula near Tanga port in Tanzania
Land will be required to construct the East African Crude Oil Pipeline and related facilities. This land will be acquired on either temporary or permanent basis. The EACOP Project is committed to identifying and assiting impacted members of the community as necessary.
During the construction phase, the EACOP will create employment benefits in the form of thousands of jobs along the pipeline route.