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Uganda’s Petroleum Authority To Organize Summit As Lawyers Ask To Cash In On Oil

Uganda’s Petroleum Authority To Organize Summit As Lawyers Ask To Cash In On Oil

The Uganda Law Society [ULS] is appealing to The Government to ring fence oil and gas legal services to local firms to protect legal professionals from the highly competitive global industry. ULS president Simon Peter…

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Uganda Gets New National Oil Company Boss

Uganda Gets New National Oil Company Boss

The commercial regulator of Uganda’s Oil, The Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) board of directors has appointed Proscovia Nabbanja as the acting Chief Executive Officer. The announcement comes after former CEO, Dr Josephine Wapakabulo officially…

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‘We Want In’ —Youth Leaders From Uganda Oil-rich Region Demand Commercial Opportunities

‘We Want In’ —Youth Leaders From Uganda Oil-rich Region Demand Commercial Opportunities

Youth leaders from Uganda’s oil-rich Bunyoro region are demanding for more exposure to commercial opportunities in the oil and gas sector. Currently, the government and oil companies are implementing several infrastructure and environmental social impact…

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Chinese Oil Major CNOOC Suspends Field Operations In Uganda Over Ebola Scare

Chinese Oil Major CNOOC Suspends Field Operations In Uganda Over Ebola Scare

Oil producer China National Offshore Oil Corp [CNOOC] said on Thursday it had halted field work at its western Uganda project over an Ebola scare and would resume operations only after getting the green light…

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Uganda Oil Refinery: UNOC Sends Engineers To Milan To Review Project Detail

Uganda Oil Refinery: UNOC Sends Engineers To Milan To Review Project Detail

Uganda National Oil Company [UNOC]  has sent representatives to Milan to meet the technical team from the Albertine Graben Refinery Consortium (AGRC), a congress of companies partnering to develop Uganda’s oil refinery. UNOC says the…

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Uganda Short Of Oil & Gas Related Healthcare Services, Official

Uganda Short Of Oil & Gas Related Healthcare Services, Official

Uganda has an acute shortage of oil and gas-related healthcare services, officials told a gathering in Kampala last week. The Health Ministry has reportedly tabled a bill before cabinet in which it seeks to buffer…

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‘We Feel Somewhat Frustrated’—Tullow Boss Says Gov’t Is Stalling Asset Sale Deal

‘We Feel Somewhat Frustrated’—Tullow Boss Says Gov’t Is Stalling Asset Sale Deal

Tullow Oil Plc won’t wait forever to get its Ugandan stake sale signed off. The U.K. oil company, which is trying to offload a 21.57% stake in Ugandan exploration areas to Total SA, has seen…

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We’re ‘Considering All Asset Sale’ — Tullow Oil Flags Potential Exit From Uganda

We’re ‘Considering All Asset Sale’ — Tullow Oil Flags Potential Exit From Uganda

Tullow Oil Plc is considering selling out of Uganda, according to the firm’s trading a statement released Wednesday. The Anglo-Irish independent says is looking at “all options in pursuing the sale of its interests,” as…

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Nigerian Firm Oranto Petroleum Concludes Appraisal Survey For Uganda’s Ngassa Block

Nigerian Firm Oranto Petroleum Concludes Appraisal Survey For Uganda’s Ngassa Block

A United Kingdom-based firm IMC Geophysical Services LTD, has concluded Two Dimensional (2D) seismic data acquisition for Uganda’s Ngassa block. The prospective oil field was auctioned to Nigerian firm Oranto Petroleum in October 2017. The block…

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UNOC Boss Josephine Wapakabulo Resigns

UNOC Boss Josephine Wapakabulo Resigns

Dr Josephine Wapakabulo, the founding CEO of Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) has written indicating she intends to resign. UNOC has however issued a statement, saying an official decision on this request is yet to…