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CNOOC joins Total’s bid for Uganda’s new oil blocks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | China National Offshore Oil Corporation(CNOOC) is joining French giant Total to bid for Uganda’s new oil blocks in the Albertine. While the Energy ministry shortlisted four companies to bid for new oil blocks, URN learnt that CNOOC will be part of the bid under the …

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Gov’t not bothered about banks refusing to finance EACOP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The government is not concerned about the decision of some international banks to stay away from the financing plans for the East African Crude Oil Pipeline.  Several banks in France, where the lead investor in the project, Total, is based, have stated that they will not …

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Uganda oil money agreements

  What is govt hiding? Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Hussein Lumumba Amin, a renowned socio-political analyst, recently ignited debate on one of Uganda’s most sensitive subjects since Uganda discovered commercially viable oil reserves in 2006: What exactly will be Uganda’s share of its oil resource when production finally …

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Open letter to Suluhu, Museveni

The East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline is a project with multiple dire social, economic and environmental impacts COMMENT | VANESSA NAKATE AND LANDRY NINTERETSE | Dear Presidents Yoweri Museveni of Uganda and Suluhu Hassan of Tanzania, building the world’s longest heated crude oil pipeline in the midst of a climate …

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Mabirizi demands signed oil agreements made public

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Lawyer Hassan Male Mabirizi has given the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development 21 days to make public the agreements that were signed on Sunday, between the government of Uganda and Tanzania.  Mabirizi threatens legal action if the Permanent Secretary does not comply with …

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