Work on Buliisa oil industrial area begins

Uganda has so far discovered 6.5 billion barrels of oil resources in 40% of the explored area in the Albertine graben. OIL PRODUCTION The government has set up a resettlement planning committee for persons affected by the oil industrial area to be established in Buliisa district. The oil companies – Total E&P and Tullow –

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Over 4,000 technicians to be trained for the oil industry

WORKERS in the Petroleum industry will get a boast in skills training to enable them handle emerging tasks of the oil sector. According to officials from the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resource working together with their counterparts in the Education Ministry, Government plans to train 4,000 technicians to work in the gas and petroleum

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Profile: Dr. Fred Kabagambe Kaliisa, Senior Geologist and Permanent Secretary Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development

The history of Uganda’s Oil sector and the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD) can not and will never be satisfactory complete without the name Fred Kabagambe Kaliisa. Kaliisa is currently the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, which is known for silently building a professional and excellence culture especially in the oil and gas

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Chinese Giant CNOOC awards Over $8000 to Uganda Examination stars from Oil-rich Albertine Graben

Chinese firm China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), rewarded 90 students in oil-rich Albertine graben for shining in last year’s national examinations. CNOOC is the major operators of Kingfisher oil well, located in Kyangwali Sub-county, Hoima district. The winners were are the best performing students in from across various lower education levels including; Primary Leaving

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Uganda shortlists 16 firms in First Oil exploration licencing round

Uganda Ministry of Energy and Mineral development concluded the evaluation process of the applicants of the first Licensing Round for Petroleum Exploration, Development and Production of six blocks in the oil rich Albertine graben. According to the permanent secretary ministry of Energy, Dr. Kabagambe Kalisa, Technical competence, Financial capability, Legal qualification and National content and

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