Mota-Engil in US$261M Uganda contract

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The Portuguese-Sino construction company Mota-Engil has won contracts worth US$162.4 in Uganda.

The company which operates on four continents, made the announcement via the Portuguese stock market commission (CMVM) on Thursday. It is the third contract adjudicated to the group as part of the Tilenga Upstream Development project for TotalEnergies, the total amount being US$261million.
The Tilenga project comprises oil exploration, a crude oil processing plant, underground pipelines, and infrastructure in the Buliisa and Nwoya districts of Uganda.
“Mota-Engil informs that its subsidiary company Mota-Engil Uganda was awarded a contract to the value of US$162.4 million” which raises the total amount of the company’s contracts on the same project to US$261 million (around €230 million).
As to the other contracts awarded on the same project, one of them was from TotalEnergies for the “site preparation for enabling infrastructure worth US$37.9 million, while another contract was awarded by EPC (TotalEnergies) to McDermott in consortium with Sinopec for the “Upstream Facilities – General Civil Works”, worth US$60.3 million,
This project forms part of the “most significant investment programme seen in Uganda in the energy sector”, states Mota-Engil.