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Kenya, Uganda to commence oil production in mid 2020 – Tullow Oil

Kenya and Uganda could start producing oil three and a half years after project sanction expected by the end of 2016 according to the latest half year results by the … Read More

Uganda’s Licensing Round attracted right blend of oil companies – Energy Ministry

The Ugandan government has responded to claims that the last licensing round was unsuccessful by virtue of having attracted mainly small and medium exploration companies. According to Acting Principal Petroleum … Read More

Uganda to use international events to promote its First Licensing Round for Petroleum Exploration

The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development has said it will be holding promotional Events for Uganda’s First Licensing Round for Petroleum Exploration, 2015.  Potential investors will receive presentations and … Read More

CNOOC begins pre-production well drilling in Uganda

The China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has begun drilling of Kingfisher 4 pre-production well in Hoima district as the company prepares for commercial production in Uganda. The drilling of … Read More

Uganda to train 600 students on oil and gas

The Ugandan government will award 600 scholarships to students from the resource rich Albertine region to train students in oil and gas courses following $28 million loan from the World … Read More