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11:41
11:41

CSOs Seek Redress as French Court Dismisses Tilenga Case oil 2

The CSO’s with help from two French-based organizations including Friends of the Earth and Survie dragged Total to Nanterre High court claiming that through its subsidiary Total E&P Uganda had failed to come up with a vigilance plan to address the human and environmental impact of its operations at Tilenga site in the Albertine region as required by the 2017 French law on duty of vigilance.
19:42
19:42

Nile Agro Factory Closed After Monday Evening Fire Jinja 2 1

According to Francis Baganzi, the Human Resource Manager of the factory, the fire started from the thermic oil boiler, a key piece of equipment which controls all the activities of the factory. The machine reportedly exploded and burnt out into ashes.
12:14
12:14

NEMA Snubs CSOs Petition on Oil Pipeline Assessment Report environment 5 1

The National Agricultural Management Authority-NEMA has snubbed a petition by civil societies under Civil Society Coalition on Oil and Gas-CSCO which requested the environment body not to approve the east African oil pipeline environment and social impact assessment report.
18:54
18:54

Suspected Grenade Attack Scares Residents Jinja 2 1 Top story

The blast is said to have occurred around 1:30am this morning in the home of Bernard Mukoye throwing residents in fear of attack by robbers.
11:57
11:57

Parents Don’t Have Time for Us –Children Speak Out Jinja 8 4

Bruno Muwuluzi, a student from Uplands High School, said that some of their colleagues on streets come from poverty stricken families and distant areas where they are offered to buyers by their parents under the pretext of finding jobs for them.
10:39
10:39

UPDF Takes Control of Oil Refinery Land 1

The Hoima Resident District Commissioner, John Stephen Ekoom, says UPDF has deployed a battalion at Nyahaira primary school to avert further encroachment on the oil refinery land by herdsmen and cultivators.
14:58
14:58

Oranto Petroleum Gets Two Lake Albert Oil Wells oil and gas uganda 1 1 Top story

The Ngasa Bloc which was previously licensed to Tullow oil has two deviated wells Ngassa 1 and Ngassa 2 and comprises 410 square kilometres of shallow and deep-water acreage. However, Tullow relinquished it in 2008 even after it had encountered gas and oil.
20:14
20:14

Total Chief Assures Uganda On Pipeline oil and gas sector 1

Patrick Pouyanne in a statement sent reassurance to Ugandas oil and gas sector saying there would be no impact on a plan to build the crude oil export pipeline from Uganda.
11:14
11:14

Excitement Over Oil Fizzles As Reality Sets In oil in uganda 5 1 Top story

Managing public expectations remains a challenge for the government of Uganda as the country edges ever closer to producing her first crude oil. Dr. Earnest Rubondo, the Petroleum Authority Executive Director, is however excited that Uganda has smoothly navigated through the anxiety and expectations than previously thought.
16:24
16:24

Ibanda Municipality, Mechanics Feud over Oil Waste Disposal health 2

William Ndyanabo, the Principal Health Inspector Ibanda Municipality, insists the mechanics have to comply with the set guidelines.
09:30
09:30

Government Shortlists Two Firms For US $4 billion Refinery tullow uganda 1 1

Energy Minister, Irene Muloni, says four companies had submitted bids from the project, but two of them were dropped. She declined to reveal the names of the shortlisted companies, saying they will announce the winner by the end of June.
09:15
09:15

Washing Bays Operate Without Soak Pits oil 2 1

Jackson Magara, the Proprietor Katete Washing Bay, says the municipal officers are concerned about the license fees. He however, says they have already ready eviction notices from the National Environmental Management Authority-NEMA.
13:10
13:10

Mechanics, Mbarara Municipality Disagree On Ungazzeted Garages streets 1 1

Francis Bemanya, the Deputy Mayor Mbarara Municipality, says the decision to organise the mechanics is not only meant for the good of the town, but it also aimed at improving their working conditions.
09:49
09:49

Chinese Company Slated For Kingfisher oil FEED Study cnooc uganda 1

Uganda Radio Network has learnt that ten engineering firms submitted bids for the Kingfisher Front-End Engineering Design FEED. The selection of the winning bidders was reportedly handled by Ugandas parent company China National Offshore Oil Corporation CNOOC.
12:52
12:52

Oil Companies Spend Ugx 3 Billion Without Authorisation tullow oil 1 Top story

International Oil Companies spent over 3.6 billion shillings 1Million for exploration data without approval from government as required by the production sharing agreements. The money is a recoverable cost as per the agreement between government and Oil Companies.The 2016 Auditor Generals report says the failure to monitor and track costs may according to Auditor General result into International Oil Companies incurring costs which may not be approved as recoverable, which may lead to arbitration.
15:11
15:11

Total, Tullow Granted Oil Production Licenses tullow uganda 1

Government finally grants production licenses to Total EP and UKs Tullow. Total and Tullow have been waiting for the licenses in order to announce investments toward oil production in Uganda.
15:17
15:17

Tullow Oil Suffers Revenue Decline tullow oil company 1

The oil exploration company Chief Executive says the company is still in position to move on. The decline has been blamed on the drop in international oil prices.
12:31
12:31

Global Oil Markets “Heading Towards Balance” - Report crude oil 1

Global oil demand growth for the first quarters of 2016 was revised upwards to 1.4 million barrels per day, led higher by strong gains in India, China and, more surprisingly, Russia. For the year as a whole, growth will be around 1.2 million barrels a day with demand reaching 95.9 million barrels a day.
16:00
16:00

Nigerian, Canadian and Australian Oil Companies bid for Uganda Oil tullow oil 1 Top story

Nigeria, Australia, and Canadian oils firms take interest in Ugandas oil sector as government makes companies that have submitted bids for the Albertine Graben oil blocks.
15:22
15:22

Tullow to Focus on Less Exploration over Oil Prices tullow oil company 1

Tullow says its share prices rose in 2015 in line with expectations but it will now focus towards developing already discovered oil across twenty two countries.
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