Ugandans might miss out on the Fruits of the Oil sector due to lack of skills

According to Honey Malinga, the director of the Directorate of Petroleum, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development,the industry experiences many challenges towards local content and skills development. Uganda needs over 25,000 qualified workers, craftsmen and technicians to exploit oil and precious minerals(New vision 27 August 2018) While addressing graduates of the Youth Employment Enhancement Project (YEEP)

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Tanzania – Uganda gas pipeline deal Finally signed

The long awaited deal of the Tanzania – Uganda natural gas pipeline has been finally sealed off after an agreement was signed on Saturday August 25, 2018. The natural gas pipeline project was launched in Tanga by Presidents John Magufuli of Tanzania and Yoweri Museveni of Uganda and French oil multinational Total is the main

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Chevron

Chevron signs deal on field development with Basra oil company

Iraq’s Basra Oil Company and Chevron signed an agreement to start oilfield development, with plans for a new energy company and a refinery, according to the country’s oil ministry. The deal includes preliminary studies, after which an energy company will be established. It will execute field development and feasibility studies will be carried out in addition to gas processing

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Total

Total to boost its Nigeria output

French supermajor Total will increase Nigeria’s oil production by 200,000 bpd by the end of the year, a senior official from the local unit of the company said at an industry event, adding that the increase will come from the development of the Egina Deep project. “Our plan is to maintain aggressive exploration and appraisal

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South Pars is the world’s single largest natural gas field, which is being developed in several phases

China to expand energy footprint in Iran

The next episode of friction between Beijing and Washington could be staged in Iran, where a top Chinese energy firm, defying latest U.S. sanctions, is likely to expand its stake in a giant Iranian gas field. China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), the world’s third-largest oil and gas firm, has replaced Total, the French energy giant,

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Petrofac was previously awarded a contract in 2011

Petrofac awarded EPC contract from Basra Oil Company

Petrofac has been awarded an Energy Performance Certificate with a contract worth around US$370 million by Basra Oil Company (BOC) for expansion of the central processing facility (CPF), located in the Majnoon field, Southern Iraq. Under the terms of the 34-month contract, the lump-sum EPC project scope of work includes two oil processing trains, able

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