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15:36
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Process for Award of EACOP Construction License Starts tilenga oil project 1 2

East African Crude Oil Pipeline(EACOP) Ltd at the beginning of July applied for a construction license from the governments of Uganda and Tanzania.
15:22
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Meat, Milk Demand Outstrips Supply in Albertine Region Oil and gas 1 3

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.
07:07
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Works On Albertine’s Oil Fields Takeoff Despite Opposition PAU 2 Top story

Different engineering firms and their subcontractors have descended on Buhuka in Kikube and Buliisa districts. While there is an impression that many firms are shunning the project over environmental concerns, a number of foreign firms have taken up jobs in the oil fields.
07:41
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Agriculture, Real Estate Could Earn Uganda USD 8B from Oil Developments stanbic bank 3 1

Uganda can avoid the "dutch disease" if the real estate and agriculture sectors are linked to developments in the oil and gas sectors.
13:41
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The Changing Face of Uganda Petroleum Institute, Kigumba

The institute, established in 2009, is Uganda's centre for training, research and consultancy in the field of petroleum exploration, recovery, refinement and responsible utilization of Oil and Gas Resources. It is one of the developments towards building skills for Ugandans to benefit from the Oil and Gas sector.
13:28
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East African Development Bank Gives UGX 1.8 Billion For SMES Along EACOP Route Local content 1

Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) business linkages project is expected to boost business linkages along the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) route.
17:13
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Mbadi To Beef Up Security For Albertine Oil and Gas 1 3 Top story

The discovery of commercial hydrocarbons in Lake Albert and its shores has led to border disputes between Uganda and DRC. There are fears that tension may increase once Uganda begins the extraction given that the boundary between the two countries in the lake cannot be easily identified.
14:03
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Government Urged On Law To Guide Oil Cash Investments 5 1 Top story

Reports from Parliament and the Auditor General have in the past raised concerns about withdrawals from the Petroleum Fund. Some of the Money was used to finance the budget in 2019.
11:52
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Management Of Uganda's Exatractives Resources Improves-NRGI Oil and Gas 2 1 Top story

The index by Natural Resources Governance Institute (NRGI) rated Uganda's Mining Sector as slightly better governed than oil though still in "weak" category. It finds that like the hydrocarbons sector , licensing and local impacts are a problem.
12:06
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Inside Total’s 43-Month Journey to Uganda First Oil 1 3 Top story

“With the effective date named as 25th May, 2021 we embarked on our 43-month journey towards first oil. This schedule has been challenged several times before, but I’m glad to mention that with the schedule we have, there no point of turning back” said Kwizera
21:31
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EACOP Talks Inch Towards A Last-Minute Deal—As Museveni, Suluhu Meet PAU 2 1 Top story

A Ugandan source in attendance told URN that the negotiations could go on until Sunday afternoon as the two sides held cards on their chests vouching for how best their countries could benefit from the pipeline project. The pipeline will evacuate Uganda’s oil from the Albertine to the external market.
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AFIEGO Demands Transparency as Leaders Meet Over Oil Deals EITI 4 Top story

While Total E&P Uganda B.V. announced that it is has relinquished 9% of the area it had been permitted to develop in the ecologically sensitive area of the Murchison Falls National Park for environmental reasons, the Afiego Chief insists the process and term for relinquishment has not been transparent.
20:02
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Call for Accountability, Transparency as Petroluem Authority Turns Five PAU 2 1 Top story

Petroleum Authority Executive Director, Earnest Rubondo said the first five years have been characterized by building the institution while on the same time regulating the country’s oil and gas assets.
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Tullow Oil Summons Shareholders Over Sale Of Its Stake in Albertine farmdown 1 Top story

The transaction is conditional upon the approval of the company’s shareholders who will meet on July 15. The process of approval according to the rules, requires a simple majority shareholding approval. They are expected to vote and approve the deal before the sale can be concluded in Uganda.
09:29
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Oil and gas sector faces huge truck driver deficit 2 1 Top story

Qualified heavy goods vehicle drivers have been identified as a key human resource for transporting large quantities of raw materials, raw material and works in progress.
20:03
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Don’t Wait For FID, Rubondo Tells Oil and Gas Suppliers Tullow Pty Uga 1 3 Top story

Rubondo like other players insists that Final Investment Decision is simply an event adding that what is a key is for those planning to participate is to make adequate preparations as well as participate in ongoing works.
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Minister Woos African Investors to Uganda's Oil and Gas Sector 1

Uganda according to the Minister is planning to increase the exploitation of country’s resources with 90% of the Albertine basin currently unlicensed.
07:07
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Court Adjourns Case Against NEMA, Petroleum Authority of Uganda 1 3

In the suit, a group of Civil Society Organizations dragged the two authorities to the Civil Division of the High Court in May this year seeking judicial review of the procedures they used in conducting public hearings of the Tilenga Project Environment and Social Impact Assessment (EIA) Report. They want NEMA report approving the project cancelled for violation of environmental and human rights.
10:01
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“We Shall deliver on East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline" says Lokeris Tullow Pty Uga 1

The Minister dispelled fears from sections of the public and players in the oil and gas industry that the pipeline project had stalled following the collapse of the Tullow-Total farm down deal.
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Oil and Gas Sector in Another Slowdown, Jobs at Stake tax dispute 1 3 Top story

Players in the industry say most of their labour force and equipment are redundant as the farm-down tax dispute between U.K. firm Tullow Oil and government rages on.
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