Oil & Gas

Uganda Explores Exclusive Oil Import Deal with Tanzania

Summary: Uganda and Tanzania are poised to leverage their respective strengths and resources to ensure the successful implementation of the envisioned oil import arrangement In a bid to bolster economic ties and streamline its oil import operations, Uganda is currently engaged in discussions with Tanzania to explore the possibility of …

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TotalEnergies applies for gas production license at Tilenga

Summary: TotalEnergies seeks a license to produce LPG at Tilenga in Uganda, aiming to reduce environmental impact and promote clean cooking solutions. TotalEnergies EP Uganda has expressed its intention to produce Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) at the Tilenga Development Area in the Albertine Graben, Uganda. The company, a part of …

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What the World Wetland Day celebrations would focus on in Uganda

Summary: In a world where the delicate balance between nature and human prosperity is under threat, World Environment Day on February 2, 2024, resonates with a poignant theme: ‘Wetlands and Human Wellbeing.’ This day, however, serves as a stark reminder of the global toll on wetlands, with over 90% succumbing …

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Several dead, 300 injured in Kenya gas plant fire

Summary: Firefighters battle flames caused by explosion at gas-filling point in capital Nairobi’s Embakasi region, with officials reporting death of two people and fearing toll could rise. A massive explosion has occurred at a gas plant in Nairobi, killing at least two people and injuring at least 300 others, Kenyan …

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Oil Third Licensing Round Underway says Bateebe

The Ministry of Energy kicked off the process for the third oil field licensing round as part of the efforts to increase the country’s oil reserves. Currently, Uganda has approximately 6.5 billion barrels of oil reserves, with at least 1.4 billion estimated to be economically recoverable. The Energy Ministry’s Permanent …

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Emirati Prince Enters Refinery Negotiation In Uganda

Alpha MBM Investments LLC, an Emirati-based company has entered negotiations with Uganda over the possibility of investing in the refinery project in Uganda. The company is said to be an investment arm of a prominent member of the Royal family of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mohammed bin Maktoum bin …

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Uganda Eyes Tanzania for Fuel Imports

Summary: Uganda is in talks with Tanzania for fuel imports after Tanzania denied a license to Uganda National Oil Corporation. Energy Minister Ruth Nankabirwa aims to negotiate tax reductions on fuel imports from Tanzania. Uganda has initiated discussions with Tanzania to enable the Uganda National Oil Company to handle and …

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More Ugandans Employed in Oil Sector- Minister Nankabirwa

At least nine out of every 10 people employed in the oil gas sector is a Ugandan, Ruth Nankabirwa, the minister of Energy and Mineral Development has revealed. “This is testament to our efforts to support more Uganda’s to find employment in the sector. We continue to maintain a National …

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