In April 2018, Uganda entered into a Project Framework Agreement (PFA) with the Albertine Graben Refinery Consortium (AGRC) as the Lead Investor to develop the project. As Uganda prepares to become an oil and gas producer, the main focus has been on developing the required local capacity and skills to work in the oil sector.
As government prepares for the construction of an oil refinery in Hoima district, plans to build a petroleum distribution terminal at Buloba, outside Kampala, have been mooted. Irene Batebe, a petroleum officer in charge of refining at the Petroleum Exploration and Production department (PEDP), told journalists recently that a pipeline from the refinery would
The refinery that Uganda plans to build is likely to create “significantly more jobs” for Ugandans than a crude pipeline would have managed according to the Foster Wheeler refinery study in Uganda. The report says that the construction of a refinery o.r a pipeline will increase the skills based in the region and lead to