Uganda, Kenya hold talks on oil and gas sharing

Uganda National Oil Company has held talks with Kenya National Oil Company and Kenya Pipeline Company on how the two countries can benefit from oil and gas discoveries. In the talk session hosted by the National Oil Corporation of Kenya (NOC) , the companies shared experiences and ways of maximizing the benefits that come with

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Uganda Postpones Oil-Refinery Start to 2022

The  Uganda oil sector may postpone oil production commencement from it’s oil refinery to 2022 due to delays in the project studies. This will put it two years ahead of  the set date of production of 2020 to 2022. According to Energy Minister Irene Muloni, the Front-end Engineering Design, or FEED which was supposed to

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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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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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Uganda soon to become an oil economy as Saipem receives permission to start refinery design tender

Uganda has increased its ventures into the Oil sector after permitting Italian-based firm, Saipem, to start studies in the technical front-end engineering design (FEED) of the refinery project.The directive was given by the Albertine Graben Refinery Consortium (AGRC),a scheme responsible for the design, finance, construct and maintainance of  the proposed oil refinery in Hoima District. The

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