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Petroleum Authority tips 200 SMEs on oil and gas jobs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Petroleum Authority of Uganda has tipped 200 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to tap the numerous business opportunities available in the oil and gas sector at the midstream stage. The enterprises specializing in construction, engineering and ICT were told to position themselves to …

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Minister woos African investors to Uganda’s oil and gas sector

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Energy and Mineral Development Minister, Engineer Irene Muloni says Uganda’s oil and gas sector is open for business to African investors. Muloni says investors should bid for the second licensing round for the five highly prospective blocks in the Avivi, Omuka, Turaco, Ngaji. Kasurubani and …

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“We shall deliver on East Africa crude oil pipeline” says Lokeris

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The government has reaffirmed its commitment to ensuring that the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project comes to fruition despite recent challenges. The assurance was given by Minerals State Minister, Peter Lokeris in Kakumiro district at the opening of a public hearing into the …

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50 certified Oil and gas welders passed out

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A batch of 50 certified welders for the oil and gas sector have been passed out. The training benefited welders from Nwoya, Masindi, Nebbi, Buliisa and Hoima, as well as the districts along the pipeline route, which include Kakumiro, Kyankwanzi, Mubende, Gomba, Sembabule, Lwengo …

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Bunyoro farmers demand oil opportunities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Farmers in the oil-rich Bunyoro region have demanded for exposure to commercial opportunities in oil and gas sector. According to the farmers they have all the goods and services to supply in the oil and gas sector but do not know the quality and the …

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Energy Ministry stuck as staff leave for petroleum authority, UNOC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several technical staff in the Energy Ministry mainly in the Directorate of Petroleum have left for well-paying jobs in the Petroleum Authority of Uganda-PAU and Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC), parliament heard on Friday. As a result, the Ministry couldn’t spend Shillings 2.8 billion that …

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Time to benefit from oil & gas is now

Investors will go through most of the over US$15 billion capital expenditure during this development stage | EMMA NAHAYO MUGIZI | At a recent meeting, Ernest Rubondo, the Executive Director of the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) described the progress of our organisation and the oil and gas sector in …

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Petroleum authority unveils oil and gas talents register

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandans seeking employment in the nascent oil and gas sector can now apply online to the National Oil and gas Talents Register unveiled by Petroleum Authority of Uganda(PAU), Executive Director, Earnest Rubondo on Friday. The register according to Dr Rubondo is aimed at registering all …

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