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Public hearings over planned oil projects in western Uganda begin

June 20

June 20—Close to 6,000 people turned up on Wednesday at Rwemisanga Primary School, Rwemisanga Parish, Kikuube […]

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Companies, Energy, Hydrocarbons, Investment

Nigerian independent oil firm completes survey in western Uganda

May 29

May 29—Nigerian outfit, Oranto Petroleum Limited (OPL), has successfully completed a Two Dimensional (2D) seismic data […]

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Business, Companies, Energy, Land & Agriculture

Khartoum picks the baton at Nile Basin Initiative

May 28

The Nile Basin Initiative Secretariat defied the current political upheavals in downstream member Sudan, pushing through […]

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Josephine Wapakabulo resigns from UNOC top position

May 13

Dr. Josephine Wapakabulo has resigned from the position of chief executive of the Uganda National Oil […]

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Oil majors consider holding off FID until after 2021 elections

April 27

Anxious about the trajectory the country’s politics is taking, oil majors Total E&P and Chinese counterpart […]

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Tullow Oil says close to tax deal with Uganda government

April 26

April 26—London-based Tullow Oil told shareholders on Thursday, a Final Investment Decision (FID) on a joint […]

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Business, Energy, Hydro, Policy, Trade & Industry

Surplus electricity allows Umeme to offer tariff reductions

April 15

April 15—The Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) has approved Umeme’s tariff card for the second quarter which […]

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Business, Companies, Energy, Finance, Hydrocarbons, Infrastructure, Investment

Annual oil convention due next week amid rising expectations

April 5

April 5—The 200-member Uganda Chamber of Mines and Petroleum (UCMP) will be holding their annual oil […]

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Business, Companies, Energy, Infrastructure

Electricity distributor profits go up nearly fourfold to $35m

March 25

March 25—There is good news for Umeme. Announcing its financial results today, the electricity distributor posted […]

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Business, Energy, Foreign News, Hydrocarbons, Policy

South Sudan wants competitive bidding to raise oil revenues

March 21

March 21—-South Sudan wants to sell its crude via a competitive and transparent tender process for […]

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