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CNOOC’s Kingfisher project approved

NEMA’s approval paves way for construction of oil field facilities Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Uganda’s environmental agency, NEMA, has approved CNOOC’s environmental and social impact assessment report for the Kingfisher project following ten months of scrutiny and evaluation. Dr. Tom Okurut, NEMA’s executive director issued the certificate of …

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Delays in Uganda’s oil

Here are the likely impacts of delays in making the Final Investment Decision after seven postponements | CORTI PAUL LAKUMA | Yet again the final investment decision (FID) on oil production in Uganda was delayed in August 2019. The delay meant that the date for first oil had to be …

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Optimism and pessimism for oil sector in 2019

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The oil sector in 2019 was dotted with both sheds optimism and pessimism in equal measure. The year started with government pledge for transparency in the sector when it signed up to the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), much to the delight of civil …

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Govt expects FID in early 2020

Uganda woos new oil investors in Cape Town Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Despite the current stalemate in the local oil and gas industry, the government remains optimistic that the joint venture oil companies involved in commercializing Uganda’s petroleum resources will reach a final investment decision before April, 2020. …

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Civil society concerned over oil pipeline

CSOs accuse NEMA, oil companies of doing sham environmental impact public hearings Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Civil society organisations that are tracking developments in Uganda’s fledgling oil and gas industry have asked the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) to ensure transparency and accountability whenever citizens are appraising oil …

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