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Tanzanian officials tour EACOP route to fast track construction license

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tanzanian Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) officials have inspected the contentious East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) routes in Uganda and promised to fast-track the process for approving its construction license. The EACOP company at the beginning of last month wrote to the two …

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Minister turns to churches for support amidst opposition to EACOP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government is turning to churches to seek their support for the development of Uganda’s oil and gas sector. Climate activists have stepped up their campaigns against the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) by targeting the churches and have had an audience with the Pope …

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Petroleum Authority, Stanbic Incubator sign SME contract

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) has entered a partnership with Stanbic Business Incubator Limited (SBIL) and other partners to build the capacity of over 200 Ugandan enterprises along the export crude oil pipeline route to compete for contracts to supply Uganda’s oil and gas sector. The …

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Oil and gas investments to total UGX 11 Trillion in 2022 – PAU

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda is expected to attract investments worth 3 billion dollars (10.6 trillion shillings) this year in the oil and gas sector alone as developments towards production in 2025 proceed. According to the Petroleum Authority of Uganda, PAU, investments in the sector were worth 500 million …

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Oil final investment decision expected by end of March -Minister

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Minister of Energy and Mineral development Mary Goretti Kitutu has disclosed that the Final Investment Decision (FID) for oil production will be taken before the end of March 2021. Kitutu made the disclosure during an interface with the Parliamentary committee on Natural Resources on Wednesday …

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Petroleum Authority tips 200 SMEs on oil and gas jobs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Petroleum Authority of Uganda has tipped 200 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to tap the numerous business opportunities available in the oil and gas sector at the midstream stage. The enterprises specializing in construction, engineering and ICT were told to position themselves to …

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