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15:52
15:52

Shipments of Drilling Rig Begin Arriving at Kingfisher Oilfield oil and gas 1

Officials at the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) Uganda Limited which is manning the oil field said the equipment started its journey to Uganda in Mid-August.
08:19
08:19

Cost Of Capital Impedes Clean Energy to Developing Countries-IEA Report 1

According to the observatory, one of the key barriers is a high cost of capital, reflecting some real and perceived risks about investment in these economies.
17:09
17:09

Bobi Wine Welcomes EU Resolution On Uganda’s Oil Project 1 3

Kyagulanyi concurred with the EU legislators echoing the gross human rights abuses and environmental abuses being involved in the project.
09:23
09:23

Why Fuel Pump Prices Will Continue to Drop 2

Honey Malinga, the Commissioner for petroleum in the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, says that the factors which led to the increase in the fuel prices have eased, hence the stabilization or reduction in pump prices.
18:59
18:59

Islamic Development Bank Gives USD 100 million to EACOP 1

EACOP is a 1,443-kilometre crude oil export pipeline that will transport Uganda’s crude oil from Kabaale, Hoima in Uganda to the Chongoleani peninsula near Tanga port in Tanzania. It will have a peak capacity of 246,000 barrels per day.
08:42
08:42

Parliament Passes National Local Content Bill 1 1

The Bill was re-tabled in the 11th Parliament and considered again by the Finance Committee. In a report presented to Parliament, Keffa Kiwanuka, the Committee Chairperson recommended to MPs that the oil, gas, and petroleum sector should be excluded from the implementation of the law since it is unique.
15:36
15:36

Process for Award of EACOP Construction License Starts tilenga oil project 2 1

East African Crude Oil Pipeline(EACOP) Ltd at the beginning of July applied for a construction license from the governments of Uganda and Tanzania.
20:50
20:50

Kaabong Nursing School Principal Survives Road Ambush armed warriors 1 1

The incident happened at Lopero village in Rengen sub county Kotido district on Tuesday evening. Available information indicates that the two armed warriors shot at the car in which the principal Mary Achuma was travelling on a journey to Kaabong from Kotido district.
12:05
12:05

Over 100 Selected for Skilling in CNOOC’s Heavy Trucks Drivers Training Programme 3

According to Mathew Kyaligonza, the National Content Manager at CNOOC, they sought applications from drivers across districts in the Albertine region, a process which was undertaken in partnership with the Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom that supported the identification and selection of trainees.
17:50
17:50

Tanzanian Officials Tour Uganda EACOP Route, to Fast Track Construction License 2

The Director of Petroleum at EWURA, Eng. Gerald Maganga promised to expedite the process of approval of the construction license from the Tanzanian side.
09:44
09:44

EACOP Is Locally Insured-Insurance Regulatory Authority Boss 1 1 Top story

According to Lubega, ICOGU has begun underwriting the oil and gas projects in the Albertine including the pipeline from Uganda to the Port of Tanga in Tanzania. “We have policies on the pipeline, on Tilenga, on Kingfisher and this gives us hope moving forward,” said Lubega.
08:05
08:05

Isimba Dam Flooding Raises More Questions Than Answers uegcl 1 3 Top story

While there are questions on whether there is a need to import electricity from Kenya, some suggest the bigger questions include whether Isimba Dam was insured. Why should the government pay to repair the Dam after the floods if it was really insured? What about the threats the Dam poses to nearby communities?
14:06
14:06

Arua Filling Stations Lose Sales to Street Fuel Vendors Arua City 2 1

Bosco Abani, the manager of Moise fuel station located along Ediofe cathedral road says their daily sales have drastically fallen due to the presence of relatively cheap fuel being sold on the streets.
11:29
11:29

High Fuel Prices Push Fishermen at Kahendero Landing Site Out of Business 4 2

Nelson Musobozi, owing a boat at Kahendoro landing site say they are making no longer making any financial gains from the fishing business since the fuel prices rose past 5000 shillings.
13:23
13:23

Ministers Snubbed MPs' Fuel Prices Stabilization Meeting 1 3

The MPs on the Committee had convened the meeting on Wednesday, 20 July 2022 to find out steps being taken to end the fuel crisis and also to establish the support given to the Uganda National Oil Company – UNOC to support the national oil reserves to avert the fuel crisis.
16:17
16:17

Rising Fuel Prices: Kalangala Fishermen Consider Suspending Operations 2 3

Joseph Lubega, a fuel retailer, says that fishermen and boat operators spend over Shillings 150,000 on each 20-liter jerrycan up from Shillings 80,000 six months ago. Fishermen use and an average of 20 liters of petrol mixed with engine oil daily and they catch between ten to twenty kilograms of Nile Perch and Tilapia.
03:37
03:37

UGX 578Bn Kampala Storage Terminal Structure Hangs In Balance 1

Peter Muliisa, the UNOC’s Chief Legal and Corporate Affairs Officer revealed to Uganda Radio Network - URN that KST is ‘not yet constructed’ and the search for a partner to develop it is still on.
18:14
18:14

Gov’t Targets One Million Households with Safe, Clean Cooking Gas 3 3

Ismail Tobasiima, the Marketing Officer at Stabex International Ltd disclosed that recent research they conducted prior to the project revealed that the 13kg gas cylinder can last three months for an average family with four members.
15:22
15:22

Meat, Milk Demand Outstrips Supply in Albertine Region Oil and gas 3 1

Tonny Odokonyero, a Research Fellow at the Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) says that the influx of people to the Albertine region is causing demand to outstrip supply for meat, vegetables, and milk.
14:48
14:48

Nuclear Energy Makes A Come Back in Global Energy Mix nuclear energy unit 1 1 Top story

The IEA in a report released in France on Thursday says the debate about the Energy transition due to climate change concerns as well as the soaring energy prices have seen a comeback of nuclear in countries where it was being abandoned due to costs and safety concerns.
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