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Cleaning up oil

By Ronald Musoke New oil waste treatment facility brings relief to communities In 2009, the international independent oil and gas exploration firm, Heritage Oil, then based in Calgary Canada, needed a site to dump thousands of tonnes of oil waste from its exploration activities in Uganda. It was sinking prospecting …

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Cleaning up Oil

By Ronald Musoke In 2009, the international independent oil and gas exploration firm, Heritage Oil, then based in Calgary Canada, needed a site to dump thousands of tonnes of oil waste from its exploration activities in Uganda. It was sinking prospecting wells in the northern Uganda area of the Albertine …

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Oil prices: EAC shouldn’t despair

By Dr. Ahmed Heikal A lot has been written and said about the potential impact the collapse in global oil prices might have on East Africa’s nascent hydro carbon industry. After five years of exciting new discoveries, the region had become one of the most promising new exploration frontiers, creating …

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Uganda’s Oil bonanza

By Ronald Musoke Excitement as estimate of Uganda’s oil reserves jump to 6.5 billion barrels On Aug.28, the government revised upwards the country’s petroleum resources by over 85% to about 6.5 billion barrels of oil initially in place. This was an upgrade of the 3.5 billion barrels of oil, which …

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