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Gov’t set to raid Petroleum Fund again

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Uganda government will once again withdraw money from the petroleum fund and use it to fund the 2019/220 financial year budget. According to Bank of Uganda, government will withdraw 445 billion shillings which will be transferred from the fund to the consolidated fund for …

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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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Total E&P to focus on final investment decision negotiations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Oil company Total E&P will now focus on negotiations with government to ensure that the Final Investment Decision (FID) is made. The FID is the point at which everything is in place for a project to go ahead. It’s the project execution phase begins and …

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Crude oil pipeline to displace 400 households

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Construction of the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline is projected to displace at least 400 households in nine districts of Uganda. The 1,445 Kilometers long pipeline will also economically affect a total of 3,000 households in Hoima, Kakumiro, Kyankwanzi, Mubende, Gomba, Sembabule, Lwengo, …

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Oil and gas sector in another slowdown, jobs at stake

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The oil and gas sector should by now be employing thousands of Ugandans in the construction sector, but players in the industry say the sector has again slowed down. Players in the industry say most of their labour force and equipment are redundant …

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Tullow considers selling all its assets in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tullow Oil is considering selling all its assets in Uganda as the firm down tax dispute rages on. The Irish company, which also owns Tullow Operations Uganda, has hinted on the slow progress towards resolving a Capital Gains tax dispute on the USD 900 million …

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