Oil hunt in Ugandan national park tests Africa’s eco defences

Reuters Uganda’s Murchison Falls National Park is bisected by the majestic Nile river and boasts some of Africa’s wildlife treasures – elephants, lions and a rare giraffe sub-species.   Beneath it lies another natural prize: oil. Now French energy giant Total has begun surveys to prepare for seismic tests in the national park, one of

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Uganda urged to join the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

The Managing Editor of Oil in Uganda, a website on oil related developments in Uganda, Chris Byaruhanga has challenged the Uganda government to open up and embrace the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative.   The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is a global standard, where member governments declare income they earn from their extractive industries and

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Gas and Oil companies of the world listed by country

Here is a list of gas and oil companies operating in each of the oil producing countries. The countries are in Alphabetical order. Angola Sonangol – angola oil gas exploration and production company  Contact: , Phone: (+24) 42 33 44 48, Fax: (+24) 42 39 17 82 Luanda, ANGOLA, Africa www.sonangol.com Cabinda Gulf Oil Company Ltd,

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