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20:02
20:02

Call for Accountability, Transparency as Petroluem Authority Turns Five PAU 2 1 Top story

Petroleum Authority Executive Director, Earnest Rubondo said the first five years have been characterized by building the institution while on the same time regulating the country’s oil and gas assets.
08:47
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Uganda, TOTAL Agree on Pipeline Project TOTAL E&P 1 Top story

The two agreed on the conditions of how the Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) will join and participate in the East African Pipeline project, as well as on the Host Government Agreement which will govern the export pipeline in Uganda. The project is expected to cost the consortium USD 3.5 billion with construction expected to start early next year.
15:50
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Tullow Oil Summons Shareholders Over Sale Of Its Stake in Albertine farmdown 1 Top story

The transaction is conditional upon the approval of the company’s shareholders who will meet on July 15. The process of approval according to the rules, requires a simple majority shareholding approval. They are expected to vote and approve the deal before the sale can be concluded in Uganda.
13:54
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Tracing the Route of Uganda’s Crude Oil Pipeline Kyankwanzi District 1 Top story

From Hoima District, the corridor passes in between Wambabya and Bugoma Forest Reserves through a modified section of Taala Forest Reserve in Kyankwanzi District, heading in the South easterly direction near the eastern border of Kasana - Kasambya Forest Reserve in Mubende District.
14:36
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Oil and Gas Sector in Another Slowdown, Jobs at Stake tax dispute 3 1 Top story

Players in the industry say most of their labour force and equipment are redundant as the farm-down tax dispute between U.K. firm Tullow Oil and government rages on.
17:39
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Engineer Defies the Odds in Uganda's Oil and Gas Sector oil jobs 1 3 Top story

Engineer Patrick Batumbya is one of the shining examples of Ugandan engineers that defied odds by taking up jobs in areas that many thought would go to foreign oil and gas engineering firms.
13:02
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Tullow Considers Selling All its Assets in Uganda tullow oil uganda 1 Top story

The Irish company which also owns Tullow Operations Uganda in a statement hinted on the slow progress towards resolving Capital Gains tax dispute on the USD 900 million farm down to Total and CNOOC Uganda Limited.
19:51
19:51

Oil Spill: How Prepared Is Uganda And the Oil Companies? oil spills 3 1 Top story

The country is yet to finalise the National oil Spills Contingency Plan that would outline response in case of an oil spill on Lake Albert other lakes and Rivers.
20:48
20:48

Understanding Government, Tullow-Total Farm Down Dispute Tullow Pty Uga 1

The final investment decision (FID) was expected to open the tap for money to start flowing, paving the way for projects like the US$3.5bn East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline. Construction of the 1400 km heated oil export pipeline from Hoima in western Uganda to Tanzania’s port of Tanga on Indian Ocean has stalled.
07:58
07:58

Mpigi Leaders Raise Concerns Over Proposed Kampala Oil Terminal oil production 3

Mugalu further observes that when such projects are put up in an area, there is a given radius where certain activities are impermissible. He however, says although the ministry has already developed the Kampala Oil Terminal project master plan, the district has no clue.
16:14
16:14

Petroleum Authority Unveils Oil and Gas Talents Register oil jobs 3 1 Top story

The register comes as Uganda prepares to begin construction of infrastructure to have first oil out of the ground. The Infrastructure developments estimated at USD 20 billion and expected create jobs.
13:06
13:06

Uganda, Tanzania Set New Deadline For Oil Pipeline Agreement crude oil 1 3 Top story

The idea is that all the final investment decisions for the pipeline, refinery and general developments should have been concluded by end of June for first oil 2021/2022.
17:56
17:56

Alur, Acholi Hit Back at Bagungu Over Tilenga Oil Project cnooc uganda 2 1

Anthony Odia, elder in Nwoya warns the Bagungu against tribal sentiments saying they could spark off conflicts.
18:54
18:54

Uganda First Oil 2020 Ambitions Thwarted- Muloni oil refinery 3 1 Top story

Muloni admits her ministry slipped through the 2020 deadline and is now looking towards 2021 as per the industry practice.
17:45
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Albertine Consortium Gave UGX 7.4b Before Signing for Refinery Project oil refinery plant 1 Top story

Fresh details from the Energy Ministry indicate that the Consortium is expected to fund pre-FID activities to the tune of over 370 billion shillings.
12:36
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Behind the Scenes in Uganda's Oil Refinery Deal uganda oil refinery 4 1 Top story

Sources at the Energy Ministry indicate that it took a lot of behind the scenes negotiations that would at times involve President Museveni on side and the US government through its Embassy in Kampala.
16:25
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Fuel Price Hikes not a Domestic Problem -UNOC high fuel prices 1

A manager at one of the Petrol Stations in Kampala admitted that the global fuel prices are partly to blame for the current situation in the country. He also said the local taxation regime is still factored in.
16:15
16:15

Crude Oil Pipeline Yet to Move on Financing 2 1

Standard Stanbic Bank, Japans Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe Ltd SMBCE, and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited ICBC were in August selected as financial advisors for financing the project.
16:28
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Tanzania's Natural Gas Could Heat Uganda's Crude Oil Pipeline tepu 2 1 Top story

Tanzania has 57 trillion cubic feet tcf of undeveloped and proven natural gas reserves that can be turned in liquefied natural gas LNG.It is emerging that resource can be used by Uganda to enable flow of the crude oil from Hoima to Tanga and as well be used to develop Ugandas iron ore.
11:45
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Fuel Prices: Uganda Oil Company Needs Strategic Reserves Storage crude oil prices 3 1 Top story

The national strategic stocks are supposed to be maintained at governments cost unlike the fuel reserves that are stocked by a commercial player running the Jinja Fuel Terminal on behalf of Uganda National Oil Company--UNOC. UNOC General Manager, John Bosco Habumugisha, says while the Jinja storage Terminal contracted to One Petroleum Uganda Limited OPL is intervening in the current fuel crisis, the government must provide funds for the storage of strategic stock for emergencies.
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