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Uganda Awaits FID After Signature Of Key Oil Agreements. Campaigners Say “Dodgy Deal” Will Be Costly

FID is the point in the capital project planning process at which Joint Venture Partners; Total and CNOOC will decide to make major financial commitment.

About Tilenga, Uganda’s Top Priority Oil Project

What is the Tilenga project? Tilenga is the project name for the development of petroleum production facilities in…

Where Are The Oil Jobs?

Government has put in place policy, legal, regulatory and institutional frameworks to ensure National Content…

Oil Revenues: Here Are The Frequently Asked Questions

What revenues is The Government of Uganda expecting from oil? The revenues from oil and gas include royalties,…

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About The Overall Oil And…

1. Where in Uganda are Petroleum activities taking place? Oil and Gas exploration and development activities in…

Latest From Kenya

CNOOC Bids To Acquire Majority Stake In Kenya’s Oil Sector

Kenya is looking at CNOOC, which owns 33% stake in Uganda's Albertine Graben with JVC partners Tullow and Total as the most strategic and preferred partner. 

Tullow Auctions Projects In Kenya, Eyes Total Exit — Sources

The two oil and gas producers have hired French bank Natixis to run the joint sale process for Blocks 10 BA, 10 BB and 13T in the South Lokichar Basin, the sources said.

Tullow Says Oil Trucking On Hold Until Kenya Repairs Damaged Roads

Tullow oil PLC said Wednesday that trucking of Kenya’s crude from Turkana to Mombasa will remain suspended until sections of roads severely damaged by heavy rains are repaired. Kenya's early oil pilot scheme (EOPS) program, in which…

Kenya’s National Oil Corporation Invites Bids For Modern Exploration Lab

Kenya's state-owned National Oil Corporation is seeking to build an oil exploration laboratory in the capital Nairobi to assist its industry's  geochemical and petro physical analysis. “National Oil Corporation of Kenya invites tenders…

Kenya May Not Build Crude Oil Refinery

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta says crude oil from the country's fields in Turkana region will be exported through Lamu Port, dimming plans of building a local refinery. The revelation highlights the government’s reluctance to build an…


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