The Head of the National Content in the Directorate of Petroleum, Brian Ochaki Kabalega says there are plans to establish a local content development fund from which local suppliers can access cheaper credit.
TBEA Co, a Chinese Power company signed a contract with the Electricity Regulation Authority (REA) for the implementation of the project that is to connect power across approximately 3,800 km of medium voltage and 5,900 km of low voltage networks with transformers and consumer connections.
The companies were part of the 59 prequalified sub-contractors by TBEA Co, a Chinese Power company working on the project that is to connect power across approximately 3,800 km of medium voltage and 5,900 km of low voltage networks with transformers and consumer connections.
The training launched in Kampala on Tuesday a training of welders in Buliisa and Lwengo Districtswill ensure that Ugandans from the Albertine region and East African Crude Oil Pipeline areas get employed.
Kassanda North MP Patrick Nsamba said that the legislation will ease the implementation of the Buy Uganda, Build Uganda policy formulated by government to promote the consumption of domestically produced goods.
Nelson Ofwono, the National Local Content Manager at Tullow Oil noted that in some areas like cement manufacturing, security, fuel wholesale and reinforcement steel manufacturing, the oil and gas standards have been met.