Ugandan firms already bagged contracts worth $7.5 million for the supply of goods to the Tanzanian side. More than 65 million dollars are there for grabs from the company contracted to construct the pipeline
Uganda has vehemently refused to abandon its oil and gas projects. The government of Uganda sees oil development as a way to diversify energy supplies and improve energy security by cutting reliance on oil imports.
Phillip Katahoire, the Kingdom's Minister for External Relations says that the disposal, waste management, and recycling system of plastic waste remains inefficient yet plastics cause a big threat to humans and the environment.
The students and the university leaders gave their views at a dialogue with the oil and gas companies and the Petroleum Authority of Uganda, called by the Makerere University Petroleum and Geological Society to understand the basis of the ongoing debate.
Addressing a rally at Masindi Golf and spots Club center in Masindi Municipality on Saturday afternoon, Museveni explained that the government considered the Parish Development Model initiative in order to create wealth and jobs through industrialization, services, Information and Communication Technology, and modernization of Agriculture
According to the report, the second half of 2021 saw the beginning of the biggest energy crisis in modern history, exacerbated by the Russian Federation’s invasion of Ukraine in early 2022 and unprecedented global commodity shock.
The oil companies say it is up to the government to withhold or release them, while the government say that it agreed, at the proposal by the companies, that not all in the agreement should be open to public viewing, so as to protect them from possible piracy by global competitors.
Christine Nnatongo, the strategic partnership, and programs advisor at Maendeleo Ya Jami challenged the youths to change their mindset and become business-oriented to be able to supply the oil and gas sector. She says the trainees have been availed with all the techniques and skills on how to meet the standards needed to supply the critical oil and gas sector.
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.
Cnooc Uganda head of corporate affairs, Zac Lubega says they have decided to invoke the law that allows them to take over land without the consent of the owner or user, and that they will deposit the value equivalent with the courts of law.