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Oil spill plan finalized as companies plot drilling in Albertine

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Oil Spills Contingency plan has been finalized as oil companies plan for more drilling in the Albertine graben. URN has reliably learned that the plan developed by the Office of the Prime Minister, National Environment Management Authority-NEMA, and the Ministry of Energy was …

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Bushenyi oil leaked from pump fuel station: Energy Ministry

Bushenyi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The oil spill that caused excitement in Kazinda town council, Ishaka municipality in Bushenyi district last week was a result of a leakage from one of the pump fuel stations according to the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development. Last week, residents of Mastya village …

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Oil spill: How prepared is Uganda and the oil companies?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The fear oil spill disasters is one of the risks of concern as the country prepares for commercial oil production. It is feared by environment groups and scientists that the oil spill could wipe out tourism and fishing industries and wildlife habitats in the entire …

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