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Museveni launches gold refinery, to abolish royalty tax

President Yoweri Museveni on Monday commissioned Uganda’s first gold refinery with a promise to abolish royalty taxes to boost the sector. The newly-built $20 million African Gold Refinery in Entebbe, is the first of its kind in the region and has the capacity of processing up to 300 kg of gold weekly. It has …

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Algeria awards China contract to revamp refinery

Algiers, Algeria | AFP |  Algeria’s state energy company Sonatrach on Sunday awarded the China Petroleum Engineering and Construction Corporation (CPECC) a 380-million-euro ($420-million) contract to renovate its Algiers refinery. CPECC, which is affiliated to the China National Petroleum Corporation, will rehabilitate the refinery after Sonatrach severed an initial deal …

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Mini oil refinery to go ahead“ D’Ujanga

By Agencies Uganda plans to go-ahead with the construction of a mini-refinery for its two billion barrels of crude reserves after previously ruling the idea out, the state energy minister said. Investor interest is heating up for Uganda’s oil discoveries since explorers Tullow Oil and Heritage Oil discovered hydrocarbons in …

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