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Petroleum authority unveils oil and gas talents register

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandans seeking employment in the nascent oil and gas sector can now apply online to the National Oil and gas Talents Register unveiled by Petroleum Authority of Uganda(PAU), Executive Director, Earnest Rubondo on Friday. The register according to Dr Rubondo is aimed at registering all …

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Mozambique lawyers sue US gas giant over land deal

Maputo, Mozambique | AFP | Lawyers in Mozambique are suing US fossil fuel giant Anadarko to block its planned $20 billion gas project, arguing the land was illegally taken from locals, according to a statement published Friday. Anadarko is one of the global companies investing billions of dollars to exploit …

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All eyes on Uganda at Africa Oil Week in Cape Town

➡ Africa Oil Week #AOW18 Nov 5-9 ➡ ??Uganda one of 70 countries ➡150 world-class speakers ➡16 Government Ministers ➡1,300+ delegates Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s private and public-sector leaders in the oil and gas sector will this week showcase the country’s national development strategies and give an overview of their …

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PNG quake leaves 67 dead as aftershocks rock homes: Red Cross

Sydney, Australia | AFP | At least 67 people were killed by an earthquake that devastated Papua New Guinea’s remote highlands last week, the Red Cross said Monday, with thousands more homeless and without food and clean water. The recovery effort has been slow as aid workers grapple with blocked …

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Nigeria looks to local skills to develop oil and gas

Lagos, Nigeria | AFP | Fishing boats look like specks alongside Egina, which has been moored for the last month in Lagos. Even the container ships that normally dominate the port look like small boats. The floating production storage and offloading facility (FPSO), developed by the French group Total, looks …

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Israel announces ‘historic’ gas contract with Egypt

Jerusalem, Undefined | AFP | Israel has struck an “historic” contract to supply natural gas to Egypt, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Monday, in a deal one firm said was worth $15 billion over 10 years. “This will bring billions of dollars to state coffers,” Netanyahu said in a statement …

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Algeria gas plant marks five years since bloody hostage siege

In Amenas, Algeria | AFP | Workers at Algeria’s In Amenas gas plant gathered Tuesday around a black marble memorial to mark five years since a deadly raid by Al-Qaeda-linked jihadists left 40 hostages dead. All trace of the four-day siege — which saw workers from Japan, the Philipines, Britain, …

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