info@oilfieldafricareview.com    +2347067282358

Uganda

Oil Development in Uganda: Tilenga and EACOP Operation Update

The projects for the development of the oil and gas resources of the Lake Albert region and the cross-border pipeline are situated in a sensitive social and environmental context that requires special measures for the environment and the rights of the local communities. The Lake Albert region in Uganda has major oil and gas resources, […]

Read More...

Ugandan major Oil sector tenders ready by end of 2021

One of the King fisher oil wells at shores of Lake Albert in Buhuka-Kyangwali sub county, Kikuube District in September 2017. Government, through Petroleum Authority of Uganda, will launch key tenders for the first development phase of the construction of oil-related facilities in December 2021. The first phase will include building of a refinery, oil […]

Read More...

Total and CNOOC Sign Final Agreements for the Lake Albert Resources Development Project, Uganda and Tanzania

Total and CNOOC have signed final agreements for the Lake Albert Resources Development Project. The signing ceremony held recently in Entebbe, was performed in the presence of Yoweri Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda, Samia Suluhu Hassan, President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and CEO of Total, as well as representatives […]

Read More...

Economic Development via Oil and Gas Pipeline Infrastructure in African Landlocked Countries

Uganda has recently granted environmental approval for a $3.5 billion pipeline to export crude oil from western fields to the Indian Ocean coast in Tanzania, irrespective of perceived environment adverse implications. Conversely, The Chad 1,070 kilometre crude export  pipeline facility, which pumps crude oil from three fields in the southwest of the country to a […]

Read More...

Reuters: Total’s Uganda oil projects ‘hurt tens of thousands’: NGOs

Tens of thousands of people in Uganda and Tanzania have been hurt by human rights violations linked to Total’s oil operations in Uganda, according to two French activist groups. Amis de la Terre France (Friends of the Earth) and Survie (Survival) are seeking a court order requiring the company to disclose how it is addressing […]

Read More...

Tullow divests its Uganda assets to Total at $575 million

Tullow Oil has recently announced that the sale of its assets in Uganda to Total has been completed with $500 million consideration received earlieras at present. Tullow is also due to receive a further $75 million when a Final Investment Decision is taken on the development project plus contingent payments linked to the oil price […]

Read More...

Uganda, Tanzania sign contract for the $3.5 billion crude oil pipeline project

Tanzanian president John Magufuli and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni on recently gave a green light for the construction of the 1,443km heated oil pipeline that will transport oil from Hoima in Uganda through Chongoleani in Tanga, Tanzania to the world market, saying the remaining issues should immediately be concluded. The two leaders, who met […]

Read More...

Uganda’s Second Licensing Round Still on Course

Second Licensing Round has been announced by the Uganda Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources since last year. The deadline for submitting the application for qualification on the five blocks on offer in the Albertine Graben is September 30th, 2020. The acreages on offer have become even more attractive since Tullow Oil announced the sale […]

Read More...

Uganda Approves CNOOC’s Kingfisher project

Uganda’s environmental Ua g e n c y , N E M A , h a s a p p r o v e d C N O O C ‘ s environmental and social impact assessment report for the Kingfisher project following ten months of scrutiny and evaluation. Dr. Tom Okurut, NEMA’s executive director […]

Read More...
Get free monthly subscription news in oil and gas industry
*Please enter a valid email address Subscribe Me

Please wait....

Thank you for subscribing...