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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Tullow versus Uganda ends

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Digging for oil: Tullow’s 16-year acrimonious relationship with Uganda ends THE LAST WORD On Uganda’s election violence: How the president,the security services and the opposition are beneficiaries of this political pathology COMMENT Why …

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Tough times for Africa’s upstream oil and gas

How is the Covid-19 pandemic impacting investment in large-scale oil and gas developments in sub-Saharan Africa? Ian Lewis sees tough times ahead Getting upstream oil and gas projects off the ground in sub-Saharan Africa was challenging before the Covid-19 pandemic. Now the operating environment is even tougher, as the industry contends with …

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Museveni in Tanzania

Dar es Salaam | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni is in Tanzania to sign an implementation agreement for the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project. He joined Tanzania President John Magufuli  at Chato, northern Tanzania, today to witness the signing of the host and implementation agreement. (video bottom) The …

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Chief Govt valuer should prioritize compensation for oil, gas projects

COMMENT | Joseph Mukasa Ngubwagye |  Projects in the oil and gas sector require, among other things, land for temporary and permanent infrastructure and installations. This land acquisition is achieved through Resettlement Action Plans (RAPs) which seek to specify all resettlement arrangements and measures for avoiding, minimizing or compensating losses or …

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Support local firms in the oil and gas supply chain post COVID

  COMMENT | Joseph Mukasa Ngubwagye |  The COVID-19 pandemic has presented unique challenges across all aspects of society. Healthcare systems have been strained, schools closed, and economies constrained. The energy sector has not been spared. Many oil producing countries have suffered big losses, and their economies have been threatened due …

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