Oil Agreements open up opportunities for Ugandans

The recent conclusion of key oil and gas agreements has opened up opportunities for the participation of Ugandans. Speaking at a press conference, Dr. Kitutu Kimono Mary Goretti (MP), the Minister of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD) highlighted specific areas that are now a reality for Ugandans who would like to work, or provide goods […]

Statement on the launch of the Petroleum Projects

The launch of the Tilenga Development Project and the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project, which was planned to take place on 22nd March, 2021, has been deferred to April 2021 due to the very sad and untimely demise of Dr. John Pombe Magufuli, the former President of the United Republic of Tanzania. President […]

The PAU is Fostering Gender Equity and Inclusivity in Uganda’s Petroleum Industry

The PAU is Fostering Gender Equity and Inclusivity in Uganda’s Petroleum Industry By Lindah Nalubanga,Senior National Content Officer -Manpower Research has proved that greater representation of women’s voices is vital for advancing sustainable development for any given community. It is further demonstrated that gender equity and inclusivity in the labour force can drive productivity and […]

Tilenga Project Affected Persons receive resettlement houses

Total E&P Uganda (TEPU) handed over twenty-nine (29) resettlement houses to primary residents under the first Resettlement Action Plan (RAP1) for land acquisition for the Tilenga project. RAP 1 covers land required for Industrial area that will host the Central Processing Facility (CPF) for Tilenga project in Uduku 2 and Kasinyi villages in Ngwedo sub-county, […]

Government of Uganda launches $500,000 capacity building project for Micro- Small and Medium sized enterprises along the EACOP route

 The Government of Uganda through the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) and the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD) has launched a $500,000 project to enhance the capacity of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) targeting businesses along the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) route. The project is funded by a grant from […]

Uganda is not exporting crude Oil

The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) notes the false and non-factual allegations that Uganda is exporting and selling crude oil, that have been circulated through various media. Oil is extracted from underground in its raw form, in what is commonly referred to as “crude oil”. It was alleged that the Government is secretly smuggling out […]

The state of Uganda’s Oil and Gas Sector: 10 infographics that tell the most important things that you must know about Uganda’s oil and gas sector

The Government of Uganda and Total on 11th September 2020, initialled the Uganda Host Government Agreement (HGA) for the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project. Subsequently, the Heads of State, their Excellences President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of Uganda and President Dr. John Pombe Magufuli of Tanzania on September 13, 2020 met in Chato, north-western […]