Petroleum Ministry Wants Petroleum Bill 2017 Passed in 2 Months

The ministry of petroleum and mining wants the Petroleum (Exploration, Development & Production) Bill 2017 passed by May according to new cabinet secretary John Munyes. Speaking at the ongoing annual … Read More

Lobby Group Wants Petroleum Bill to Offer Clearer Mandates Between Various Government Agencies

The Kenya Oil and Gas Working Group has called on parliament to better define the roles of the petroleum cabinet secretary, national environment management authority and the upstream petroleum authority … Read More

Highlights of Tullow Oil, Total E&P Production Licences in Uganda

Duration: The Licences have been issued for a period of 25 years and can be renewed for an additional period of 5 years as provided for in the Production Sharing … 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

An Analysis of the Petroleum Bill 2015, Model PSC

Source: Oxfam The Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Bill, 2015 and associated model production sharing contract (PSC) are currently in the final stages of Parliamentary review. The development of a … Read More

Kenya’s National Assembly Adopts The Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Bill

The Kenyan national assembly has adopted the much awaited Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 44 of 2015) paving way for the country to move closer to … Read More

Uganda National Oil Company (NOC) Incorporated

Government of Uganda has concluded the process of incorporating the Uganda National Oil Company Limited which was registered at the end of June 2015 is now a legal entity. This … Read More

Kenya Oil and Gas (upstream) sector fact file – shortened

Source: Ministry of Energy and Petroleum 1950-1992:  30 wells drilled by international oil companies in Kenya’s sedimentary basins. Two more wells drilled in the period stretching to 2010. None of … Read More

Can Uganda’s National Enviromental Management Authority Police Oil Companies?

Story by The Observer An investigation by The Observer has revealed that oil companies engage small and unlicensed companies to transport and dump oil waste, as a means of cutting … Read More