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Uganda and Tanzania renew commitment to secure EACOP

The two countries are harmonizing relevant laws and approval processes to hasten pipeline construction Kamapala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Senior officials from Uganda’s petroleum authority (PAU) and Tanzania’s energy and water utilities regulatory authority (EWURA)—the agencies that have regulatory powers over the oil industry in the two countries—have renewed …

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Oil and gas companies must adhere to environmental standards: PAU

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Petroleum Authority Uganda-PAU says investors in oil and gas must adhere to environmental, social, and governance concerns or face hefty fines and penalties. The authority’s director of environment, health, safety, and security, Dr. Joseph Kobusheshe says that whoever is looking at opportunities in the …

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Co-operation for sustainable oil production

The case for cooperation in the sustainable exploitation of natural resources has never been stronger COMMENT | DR. JANE NAMBAKIRE MULEMWA | Following the announcement of the Final Investment Decision (FID) in February 2022, and the recent accession of the Democratic republic of Congo (DRC) into the East African Community …

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EACOP: Kyotera PAPs petition Parliament over unfair compensation

Kyotera, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 100 people along the proposed route of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline-EACOP in Kyotera district have petitioned parliament protesting the compensation rates offered to them by the project implementers. The project-affected persons in Nabigasa sub county are aggrieved by what they describe as …

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Equity signs MoU with Uganda National Oil Company

| THE INDEPENDENT | Equity Bank Uganda and the Uganda National Oil Company on April.13 signed a Memorandum of Understanding to facilitate and strengthen collaboration between the two entities in the areas of financing and enterprise development specifically for medium and small enterprises. The areas covered in the MoU include; …

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Government, investors doing little to avert oil curse: Report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bad land tenure systems, bad economic situation and corruption are abetting human rights violations in the areas where mining and oil and gas sector activities are happening, according to recent studies. These include environmental rights, child rights, access to property and information, and the right …

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