South Sudan has suffered a major setback to its already ailing economy after its northern neighbor Sudan is said to have resumed blocking oil flow from its Unity state in the latest spat involving the two oil producers. The two nations had agreed to restart oil exports last month after a 15-month closure, officials said.
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
When I was pursuing a Bachelors of Laws at Uganda Christian University in my third year, a new optional course of Oil and Gas Law was added to the curriculum and it caused a fuss among the students in fourth year then as they wrestled into the Oil and Gas Law class. By the
The storms had been raging, with those that can write, articulate and analyze penning all sorts of speculation on whether Uganda would eventually build a refinery but what emerged was Museveni sticking to his guns and it seems he is now having the last laugh. The oil companies have had to buckle under his rigid
Was the government of Uganda bullied by big oil companies led by Tullow to sign the new oil agreements, or the government acted in the best interests of the country? Many people continue to ponder on why the government went ahead to sign oil production sharing agreements with Tullow oil and award the company two
Tullow Oil is facing the worst end to the year 2011 with a suit observers say has the potential to make them lose their oil exploration and production interests in Uganda. This follows a petition by a city lawyer filed in the High Court seeking an injunction against the government signing or approving any oil
Here is the most coveted document on Uganda’s oil industry, the country’s oil potential and key investment opportunities and strategies at both micro, national and regional levels. Download a PDF of the Foster wheeler Uganda Refinery study report here. The government of Uganda hired Swiss Engineering and Construction company Foster Wheeler Energy Limited (FWEL) in