WorldOil Uganda brings forward pipeline FID to 2018 Uganda has brought forward its final investment decision for a planned 1,445-km (900-mi) crude-export pipeline to the end of 2018 from June 2019, according to its Energy Ministry. Anadarko lines up enough LNG buyers for Mozambique project Anadarko Petroleum Corp. said that “in principle” it has enough customers to proceed with its liquefied natural gas project in Mozambique, eight years after making a major deepwater discovery there. Libya pipeline attack cuts oil output amid fragile recovery An attack on an oil pipeline supplying Libya’s biggest export terminal has reduced the North African country’s production by at least 80,000 bpd and would take several days to repair, the National Oil Corp. said Sunday. Libya says it's yet to approve Total's deal for Marathon assets French oil giant Total SA said last month it had acquired Marathon Oil Corp.’s assets in Libya in a $450-million deal. Uganda says UK, Swiss firms building airport for oil basin Uganda said the UK’s Colas Ltd. and SBI International Holdings AG of Switzerland are jointly developing an airport in the oil-rich Albertine Graben. Shadow cast over peace talks as fighting flares, oil declines in South Sudan Clashes flared between Sudan Sudanese troops and rebels, complicating talks to end the civil war that has cut oil production, two days after a regional bloc called for the insurgents’ leader to be freed from house arrest in South Africa. Regional Report: East Africa Oil-rich East Africa continues its uphill battle to recovery South Sudan oil linked to militias needs oversight, groups say South Sudan’s state-owned oil company needs increased oversight to protect vital revenue in a country reeling from a civil war and at risk of famine, according to two groups monitoring the activity. Anadarko announces approval of Mozambique LNG development plan Anadarko Petroleum Corporation today announced it has received official approval from the Government of Mozambique for the Golfinho/Atum field development plan. PetroChina said to agree to 2018 deal to lift Libya oil PetroChina Co. agreed to an annual contract to buy Libyan crude after similar deals by oil majors like Royal Dutch Shell Plc and BP Plc, underscoring a recovery in the North African country’s production even as its political uncertainty persists.