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Mozambique: New Security Requirements by Total in Cabo Delgado

Despite the improvement in security conditions in Cabo Delgado, where the areas most vulnerable to attacks by Islamic-inspired armed groups are currently confined to the districts of Macomia and Nangade, Total, whose CEO PATRICK POUYANNÉ recently traveled to Mozambique (AM Flash 105), imposed increased security guarantees on the government as a condition for the resumption of the project to build the LNG complex in Afungi.

The security zones imposed are complemented by the security perimeter in the DUAT (zone under concession in Afungi, Palma) which was the subject of a memorandum of understanding signed in 2020 involving Total, ExxonMobil and the Mozambican government. READ MORE