Leading the way: PAU’s Pioneering role in advancing gender equality in the oil and gas industry

Uganda’s oil and gas projects are contributing to enhancing the lives of communities through livelihood improvement projects that target women, empowering them with skills in agriculture and different vocations. This is part of the people-centred approach to development of the projects. The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) is ensuring that Ugandans are empowered to equitably […]

Final Refinery Funding Negotiations Announced Among Other Positive Developments in Uganda’s Oil and Gas Sector

Final negotiations for the financing and construction of Uganda’s USD 4 billion domestic refinery began this month after Alpha MBM Investments from the United Arab Emirates was chosen by the government of Uganda as preferred bidder Minister Nankabirwa also announced infrastructure at the Kingfisher Development Area, one of the two major production areas already licensed, […]

COP28: Not yet Uhuru

The curtains have fallen on COP28 Climate Summit, leaving in its wake a mixed bag of accomplishments and unmet aspirations. Over two weeks of intense negotiations in Dubai, representatives from nearly 200 nations converged, culminating in an agreement heralding a pivotal step toward a fair, orderly and equitable energy transition based on science. Uganda was […]

Details Revealed of World’s Longest Heated Crude Oil Pipeline Using Hi-Tech Satellite Technology to Minimise Environmental Damage Threat

Details of what will be the world’s longest heated crude oil pipeline, carrying oil from Uganda to the Indian Ocean coast of Tanzania, have been revealed showing how a cocoon of electrical and fibre-optic cables along its entire 1,443 km length will provide heat and real-time satellite surveillance to prevent leaks. The East Africa Crude […]

Major milestone reached in Uganda’s Oil Project as Chinese Supplier Meets Deadline for First 100km of `Smart Crude Oil Pipeline

Beijing, China 30th October 2023 – Panyu Chu Kong (PCK) Steel Pipe Co., Ltd, the company contracted to supply line pipes to the East Africa Crude Oil pipeline (EACOP) has said the first batch of 100 kilometres of pipes are completed and in the process of being delivered to the port of Tanga, in Tanzania. […]

Rich investment opportunities in Uganda as the country prepares to pump oil and gas

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA – 19th October 2023 – With Uganda poised to become the next major African player in the oil gas sector its government today (Thursday, 19th October) highlighted to investors a three-tiered range of opportunities for profitable and transformative engagement. At a high-profile event at the African Energy Week, the continent’s leading networking and […]

IGG tours oil and gas projects

The Inspector General of Government (IGG), Hon. Betti Olive Namisango Kamya, recently toured the oil and gas operational areas in Uganda. The field visit was coordinated by the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU). During the visit, the IGG expressed her admiration for the level of monitoring and regulation that PAU has implemented in the sector. […]