UGANDA: Consortium Funds Study to Define Agriculture, Housing opportunity Linkages to Oil and Gas Sector

Source: PAU A consortium of five organizations has today commissioned two studies to define business opportunities in the agriculture, and housing sectors linked to Uganda’s emerging oil and gas economy, … Read More

The Petroleum Authority Of Uganda Appoints New Directors

The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) has appointed Directors to support the implementation of its mandate of monitoring and regulating the exploration, development and production of petroleum together with the … Read More

Uganda awarded Officials, Lawyers $1.65M After winning Heritage Oil Tax Dispute

A new expose by Ugandan Daily Chimp Reports newspaper has revealed that 39 government officials were awarded cash bonanzas equaling Ush6 billion (equivalent $1.65M) after winning the protracted Heritage/Tullow oil Capital … Read More

Ernest Rubondo Appointed Executive Director of the Petroleum Authority of Uganda

Uganda’s ministry of energy and minerals development has announced the appointment of Ernest Rubondo as the first Executive Director of the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU followings a recommendation by … Read More

Uganda invites Five Bidders to negotiate PSA’s in first competitive licensing round

The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development has announced it has completed evaluation of bids for the first competitive licensing round and invited the successful companies to negotiate Production Sharing … Read More

Uganda Holds Bidder’s Conference After Successful First licensing Round

Uganda through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development on last week held the bidders conference for the ongoing licensing round to provide clarifications to the request for proposals documents, … Read More

Kenya confident agreed East Africa oil export pipeline route will hold

Kenya is optimistic that a route agreed by Presidents Uhuru Kenyatta and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni will carry the day despite opposition from holders of blocks in the Albertine … Read More

CNOOC begins pre-production well drilling in Uganda

The China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has begun drilling of Kingfisher 4 pre-production well in Hoima district as the company prepares for commercial production in Uganda. The drilling of … Read More

Uganda refutes delaying oil production

Uganda has said it is only taking the necessary precautionary measures to get out the best from the Uganda’s oil industry but not intentionally delaying production as alleged by Tullow … Read More