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19:48
19:48

Albertine Men Fear Losing Wives to Oil and Gas Workers UNOC 2 1

They are asking oil companies to make special arrangements to ensure that their families are not disrupted when construction of the oil pipeline, refinery and related infrastructure begins.
18:25
18:25

Albertine Oil Prospects Mingle with Water Concerns Total E&P 5 1 Top story

Some studies have indicated that over 750 billion liters of water could be extracted from Lake Albert alone over the twenty-year period of oil production.
19:51
19:51

Oil Spill: How Prepared Is Uganda And the Oil Companies? TOTAL E&P 1 3 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.
15:50
15:50

King Fisher Project ESIA Public Hearing in Pictures Total E&P

The Petroleum Authority over the weekend concluded Public Hearings for the Kingfisher Development Project Environmental Social Impact Assessment(ESIA) in Kikube and Hoima districts. CNOOC Uganda Limited presented its Environmental Social Impact Report https://pau.go.ug/about-us/resources/publications/ for comments by the residents in the project area, civil society and environmental groups. It was the second Public Hearings into Environmental Social Impact Assessments in the oil sector. The first hearing into Tielnga Project operated by Total E&P was held last year. We captured some of the moments on camera.
19:29
19:29

The Momentum For Uganda's Oil Is Building Says Total Boss tullow oil 1 3

TOTAL E&P Uganda Chairman and General Manager, Pierre Jessua told the Stanbic Enterprise conference they expect a final investment Decision expected in the coming months.
17:40
17:40

Tanzanian Delegation In Uganda For Crude Oil Pipeline Negotiation tullow oil company 1

inisters from United Republic of Tanzania are already in Uganda for Ministerial meeting to be held at Kampala Serena Hotel. The team includes, Dr. Adelardus Kilangi, Tanzanias Attorney General.
16:33
16:33

Tullow Selling Shares to Total, CNOOC Again tullow oil uganda 1 2

Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Irene Muloni, says the deal is due and that the Uganda Revenue Authority has computed a capital gains tax of 167 million dollars, equivalent to 617 billion shillings.
15:42
15:42

Govt, Buliisa Land Owners Strike Deal on Compensation tullow oil 1

Sources that attended the meeting say land owners have finally agreed to be paid 3.5 million shillings for an acre of land after hours of haggling. It appears, however, that political leaders from Buliisa had wanted the rates not below 20 million shillings.
11:56
11:56

Oil Discovery Changes Once Sleepy Hoima tullow oil company 1 7

When Uganda confirmed existence of commercially viable petroleum reserves in the Albertine Graben in 2006, the biggest question whether oil reserves would become a blessing or a curse to the country. Hoima, once a sleepy town and district has since the discovery of oil and gas been bustling with activity. The momentum has been higher this year with plans to construct an oil refinery and an international airport ahead of first oil by 2020.
07:23
07:23

Oil Companies Will Not Lower Standards for Unskilled Workers local content 3 1

Tullow Uganda General Manager Jimmy Mugerwa says the company and its Joint Venture partners will not accommodate ill-skilled employees.
06:43
06:43

Uganda, DRC Ministers Intensify Crude Oil Pipeline Negotiations oil in uganda 3 1 Top story

The ministers were reviewing progress towards cooperation in the hydrocarbon sector including the East African Crude Oil Pipeline Project EACOP.
07:25
07:25

British Investors Tipped On Uganda's Oil & Gas Opportunities oil and gas 2 1 Top story

The delegation hosted jointly by Stanbic Bank, the Energy Industries Council EIC and the British High Commission is led by Lord Dolar Popat, the UK Prime Ministers Trade Envoy to Uganda and Rwanda. It is the first of its kind from the UK in the energy sector.
16:23
16:23

Energy Minister Welcomes Tullow Farm-Down Notification tullow plc 1 2

The letter of notification sent early last week seeks governments permission to allow the planned sale of Tullows assets to proceed. Tullow Oil, in January this year, agreed to transfer 21.57 percent of its 33.33 percent interests in Lake Albert Development Project covering exploration areas 1, 1A, 2 and 3A to Total for a total consideration of USD 900 million 3.27 trillion Shillings.
18:31
18:31

Chinese Firm to Build UGX 17B Oil & Gas Training Facility in Kampala tullow oil 1 2 Top story

The facility located in Bugolobi targets to train 1600 Ugandans annually in drilling, specialized welding for the pipelines, refineries and environment safety skills among others.
11:12
11:12

Govt Under Spotlight Over Oil Environmental Laws oil exploration 1 2

.Oil industry players and environmental activists say failure to put in place a new environmental regulatory regime has exposed the countrys environment to danger. Reports indicate that NEMA is still stuck with a huge stockpile of mud cuttings from the drilling of oil which cannot be disposed off in the absence of disposal guidelines.
07:41
07:41

MPs Question Minister Muloni Over Oil Development Cash ministry of energy 1 3

The legislators expressed fear that most of the oil revenues could be taken by international oil companies currently licensed to produce oil in the Albertine Graben.
13:43
13:43

Auditor General Rejects UGX 250 Bn Claim By Oil Companies tullow uganda 1 2 Top story

The rejected costs had been inflated by the companies in order to claim more money from government when oil production begins.
09:46
09:46

Government Yet to Approve Tullow, Total USD 900 M Deal tullow uganda pty 1 1

Total EP Uganda and Tullow entered into a package agreement in January 2017, under which Total was to acquire an additional 21.57 percent interest from Tullow in the Albertine Graben. It was anticipated that the over three trillion Shillings USD 900 million farm down deal would be sealed by mid this year with government approval.
11:14
11:14

Excitement Over Oil Fizzles As Reality Sets In oil in uganda 1 5 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.
20:35
20:35

Oil Development to Cost Uganda UGX 71 Trillion crude oil 1 Top story

Petroleum Authority in Uganda Executive Director, Dr. Earnest Rubondo says the money is to be spent in the next three years.
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