Consortium funds study to define Agriculture, Housing opportunity Linkages to Oil and Gas Sector

– A consortium of five organizations has today commissioned two studies to define business opportunities in the agriculture, and housing sectors linked to Uganda’s emerging oil and gas economy, a day after government signed the Final Investment Decision (FID) for the crude oil pipeline, Tilenga and Kingfisher Oil development projects. The Consortium of partners includes […]

Opinion: EACOP bill to spur development phase

By Ali Ssekatawa Uganda has steadily progressed with its long-held plan of commercialising its crude oil reserves since the first discovery of commercially viable quantities was confirmed in 2006. To achieve this dream and plan, Uganda has had to endure the delay of having to establish all the necessary legal and regulatory framework and necessary […]

EACOP Bill to pave way for FID

The Passing of East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) (Special Provisions) Bill 2021, the enabling legislation to operationalise the agreements is a requirement for the International Oil Companies (IOCs) to announce the Final Investment Decision (FID) for Uganda’s oil projects. The revelation was made by Mr. Ali Ssekatawa, the Director Legal and Corporate Affairs at […]

Local Communities to reap from supplying of IOCs

Local communities within the oil and gas operational areas will soon reap from supplying the Oil and Gas sector following a plan by TotalEnergies E&P Uganda to equip them with the necessary skills and knowledge required. Mr. Moses Abigaba, the stakeholder officer with TotalEnergies E&P Uganda revealed that the company will commence community supplier development […]