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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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Tullow Oil releases statement on Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tullow Oil PLC has released a statement in advance of the Group’s Half Year Results, indicating it is struggling to reach a farm-down agreement. “Tullow and its Joint Venture Partners, have, so far, been unable to finalise this agreement with the Government of Uganda. We continue …

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Oil spill: How prepared is Uganda and the oil companies?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The fear oil spill disasters is one of the risks of concern as the country prepares for commercial oil production. It is feared by environment groups and scientists that the oil spill could wipe out tourism and fishing industries and wildlife habitats in the entire …

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Oil delay a blessing in disguise – NPA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Planning Authority (NPA) is positive that the delay in Uganda’s oil production is a blessing in disguise. The authority says that the delay will give the country time to prepare and organize its industry. National Planning Authority Executive Director Dr Joseph Muvawala …

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Gov’t explains oil production delays

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has explained the repeated changes in the oil production date. Robert Kasekende, the Energy Ministry Permanent Secretary, says the delays have been occasioned by a careful process that is intended to see Ugandans and government benefit fully from the oil resource. He told …

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Tullow selling shares to Total, CNOOC again

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tullow Oil is in the final stages of farming down its stakes in the Lake Albert Graben to its joint venture partners Total and China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC). Tullow, Total and CNOOC hold equal stakes of 33.3 percent in the Lake Albert Basin …

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