Tanzania certain Uganda gas pipeline will be ready in 2021

The Tanzania Petroleum Development Corp. (TDPC) managing director, Kapuulya Musomba, has confirmed that Uganda’s natural-gas pipeline will start in 2021. In an interview at the oil and gas conference, Musomba stressed that 29 companies are interested in conducting a feasibility study and constructing the pipeline that will pump gas to iron and steel factories in western

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Over 1000 Delegates to attend the 7th Annual Minerals Conference at Kampala Serena

Over 1000 government official from 40 countries around the globe have are expected to attend the 7th Annual Mineral Wealth from October 2nd- 3rd  2018 to be held at Kampala Serena hotel. The conference is organized by Uganda Chamber of Mines and Petroleum (UCMP) in partnership with the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development through the Directorate of Geological Survey

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Uganda ready for first oil – President Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has refuted claims that Uganda oil production maybe overdue because of the slow policy implementation processes in the oil sector saying that all major decisions have been made to facilitate oil production. “What remains to be tested is the preparedness and readiness of you all and most especially the East Africans, our

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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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Ugandan Firms Collect Over Shs3 trillion from Petroleum Sector-Mr Dozith Abeinomugisha

The Petroleum Authority of Uganda Director of Exploration, Mr Dozith Abeinomugisha has revealed that 1000 Ugandan companies have collected a total sum of $873 million (Shs3.3 trillion) from the $3.318 billion (Shs12.6 trillion) invested in Uganda’s petroleum subsector over the last nine years. Appearing before Parliament’s Committee on Natural Resources, Abeinomugisha revealed that the companies provided civil works, environment

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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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