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Nigeria earns €1m from sale of carbon credits

Bala Wunti

The Group General Manager, National Petroleum Investment Management Services (NAPIMS), Mr Bala Wunti, says Nigeria has earned over €1 million from sale of carbon credits through its partnership with TotalEnergies. Group General Manager, National Petroleum Investment Management Services (NAPIMS), Mr Bala Wunti Wunti disclosed this on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 in Abuja, while speaking with newsmen on the sidelines of ...

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Reps call for independent evaluation of Lagos underground water pollution

House of Representatives

Respite may be on the way for residents of Akoka in Lagos as the House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions has called for an independent evaluation of the pollution of underground water in parts of the community which was allegedly caused by Total. The Nigerian House of Representatives in session The Chairman of the House Committee on Public Petitions, Jerry ...

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Energy transition: Total changes name to TotalEnergies

Patrick Pouyanné

Total on Friday, May 28, 2021 changed its name to TotalEnergies as the company moves to become one of the world’s top five in renewables by 2030. Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TotalEnergies The company made the announcement in a statement posted on its website. The statement said the decision was approved at the Ordinary and Extraordinary ...

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Climate activists to stage actions against Total across Africa

East Africa crude oil pipeline

Climate activists are organising protests at Total’s operations across the African continent. Total is participating in the controversial East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP), in partnership with Tullow Oil and China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC) The protests, holding on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, are aimed at shining a spotlight on Total’s human rights violations and climate inaction. The oil ...

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Total withdraws all staff from gas project in Mozambique after attack

Filipe Nyusi

The French energy company Total on Monday, April 26, 2021 announced it would completely withdraw its employees from a multi-billion-dollar liquefied natural gas project in Mozambique in view of the tense security situation. President Filipe Nyusi of Mozambique According to earlier reports, about 1,000 employees are directly affected, but Total did not give a number. Agostinho Vuma, the president of ...

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How Greenpeace, Western Anti Africa Energy Groups take wrong approach to EACOP

Greenpeace EACOP

If someone were to put me on the spot and ask me to name an environmentalist group, I’d probably blurt out the first thing that comes to mind, Greenpeace. There are obvious reasons for this: Greenpeace has been around for more than 50 years, and it has done a masterful job of bringing environmental concerns to the world’s attention and ...

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Knocks as Total agrees to build East African crude oil pipeline

East Africa crude oil pipeline

French oil company, Total, has been accused of ignoring significant human rights violations and huge environmental and climate risks as it pushed ahead with the signing on Sunday, April 11, 2021 of an investment decision to build the world’s longest heated crude oil pipeline through Uganda and Tanzania. Total is participating in the controversial East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP), ...

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Banks urged not to finance Total’s East African crude oil pipeline

East Africa crude oil pipeline

Some 263 community and not-for-profit organisations from around the world on Monday, March 1, 2021 urged the CEOs of 25 banks not to participate in loans to fund the construction of the world’s longest heated crude oil pipeline. Total is participating in the controversial East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP), in partnership with Tullow Oil and China National Offshore Oil ...

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Palm oil to diesel: Activists decry Total’s proposed biorefinery

Total refinery

French oil multinational, Total, is stepping up its reliance on palm oil and wants to build a biorefinery in Marseilles to meet supposedly growing demand for diesel fuel. The proposal is said to be contradictory to the European Parliament’s call for biofuels from palm oil to be phased out. Total intends to invest €275 million to convert a fossil oil refinery in ...

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Shell, Total, other fossil fuel majors call for global climate deal

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Disclosures from thousands of the world’s largest listed companies reveal that many of the most significant producers of fossil fuels support an international deal that will limit warming to 2 degrees as an outcome of the UN climate conference, COP21. The news comes as the United Nations is this week negotiating draft text in preparation for a legally binding plan ...

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