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Interview
Uganda - September 04, 2020

James Berya Opiyo, an independent consultant, talks to The Energy Year about why Uganda is an attractive destination for oil and…

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Tullow’s Uganda tax dispute sees progress at Africa Oil Week
NEWS
Uganda - November 08, 2019

Uganda’s energy minister, Irene Muloni, said this week that Uganda has offered Tullow Oil a way out of a tax dispute that…

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Uganda, China sign oil exploration deal
NEWS
Uganda - September 06, 2018

Uganda National Oil Company and China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) have signed a deal to explore a new block in the African country, the Ugandan government…

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Armour Energy in Uganda deal
NEWS
Uganda - September 14, 2017

Armour Energy signed the first exploration deal under Uganda’s 2015 protracted licensing round, international media reported on Thursday.

The PSA covers the…

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GE, Saipem to build Uganda refinery
NEWS
Uganda - August 08, 2017

A consortium of GE, Saipem, Yaatra Ventures and Intracontinent Asset Holdings will build Uganda’s first refinery, international media reported on Monday.

The…

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Uganda to award exploration licenses
NEWS
Uganda - May 17, 2017

Uganda’s government is planning to sign three exploration deals next month, international media reported on Wednesday.

The recipients weren’t specified, though…

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Uganda seeks USD 500 mln from China
NEWS
Uganda - March 03, 2017

Uganda’s Ministry of Finance has put in a loan request to the Chinese Export-Import (ExIm) bank for USD 500 million. The loan would form the bulk of the USD 564…

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Tullow in Uganda farm down
NEWS
Uganda - January 10, 2017

Total has snapped up stakes in Tullow Oil’s Uganda exploration areas in a deal worth close to USD 1 billion, the companies announced on Monday.

The independent…

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Uganda to fast-track export pipeline
NEWS
Uganda - July 07, 2016

Uganda aims to start construction of a crude export pipeline via Tanzania in January 2017, Minister of Energy and Minerals Irene Muloni said late on Wednesday, adding…

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Uganda enters into fresh refinery talks
NEWS
Uganda - July 01, 2016

Uganda has initiated talks with an SK Engineering & Construction-led consortium for the construction of a USD 2.5-billion refinery, the country’s Ministry of Energy…

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