Uganda’s Oil only Benefiting the Rich Few-MP Thomas Tayebwa

Ruhinda North Member of Parliament (MP), Thomas Tayebwa, has decried parties in the Uganda oil sector to devise measures of inclusion of Ugandans saying that few are benefitting from the oil sector. During a session in which the House Committee on Natural Resources questioning officials from Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) yesterday, Tayebwa said that

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Ugandan firms get $400 million in Oil and Gas supply

Local Ugandan firms have been given an opportunity to participate in the oil and gas sector. According to Dr Earnest Rubondo, the Petroleum Authority Executive Director, the Authority approved work programmes for local companies amounting to $400 million for the supply of goods and services in oil and gas. Addressing journalists in Kampala on Thursday, Rubondo

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Uganda Government blacklists 45 Petrol stations over fake fuel

Over 45 fuel station have been listed for by the Energy ministry and Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) closure over selling fake fuel. A report from the Rev Frank Tukwasibwe, the commissioner of Petroleum Supply Department in the Energy ministry stated that the affected fuel stations failed the quarterly fuel marking exercise that differentiates

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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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Ten companies selected for Techstars Energy Accelerator

Ten(10) class of global start-up companies have been selected  to participate in the Techstars Energy Accelerator. The announcement was made by Equinor has officially announced the inaugural selected The selection was picked hundreds of applicants across 38 countries. Ampaire, USA. Ampaire is making flying accessible to more people from more airports by building electric aircraft

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