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AFIEGO NGO staff detained over ‘ illegal oil sector operations’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Six staff of Africa Institute for Energy Governance (AFIEGO) are currently detained at Kira Police Station. They include Dickens Kamugisha, the Chief Executive Officer, Rachael Amongin, the Assistant Communications Officer and Catherine Twongyeirwe, Finance and AdminIstration Assistant. Also  Mercy Nuwamanya, a Front desk officer,  …

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Govt tables amendments to enable UNOC reap from crude oil

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has tabled fresh amendments to the Public Finance Management Act, to allow the Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) access proceeds from the sale of its interest in crude oil. UNOC is a government company incorporated in June 2015 to handle the government’s …

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Class action lawsuit filed over California oil spill

Los Angeles, USA |  Xinhua | A class action lawsuit was filed late Monday against a U.S. company over the massive oil spill off the coast of Southern California, demanding monetary damages for the “environmental catastrophe.” In a 13-page document filed in a Los Angeles federal court, the Houston-based Amplify …

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First Oil 2025: Kabaale airport takes shape

➡️ 3.5 kilometers runway ➡️ Long enough for: ✅Boeing 777 ✅Antonov 124 Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Construction of the Hoima-based Kabaale International Airport will be completed in 16 months from now. The contractor-SBC and Uganda Refinery Holding Company say slightly above 30 percent of the work is yet …

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CNOOC still consulting before decision on Lake Albert FID

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Lake Albert oil project may not receive a final investment decision (FID) from China National Offshore Oil Corporation as early as earlier anticipated. Its joint Venture Partner, Totalenergies has started developing the site for the Tilenga project. CNOOC has not awarded any contract …

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UPDF to beef up security for Albertine Oil and Gas

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Chief of Defense Forces, General Wilson Mbadi says the UPDF will ensure that Uganda’s oil resources in the Albertine are secured. General Mbadi in an interview says while the army is already on the ground to secure oil and gas installations, extra measures will …

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Oil firm CNOOC rewards Hoima district’s best students

  Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | CNOOC Uganda, an oil and gas company has recognized and awarded 180 best performing Hoima and Kikuube students at PLE, UCE and UACE level under its corporate social responsibility programme code-named “CNOOC Best Performer’s Award”. The CNOOC Best Performers Award was inaugurated in …

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