What we do

Our industry is experiencing fundamental challenges. From climate change and geopolitics to the energy markets, we are facing new realities. Some see them as threats.

Finance And Administration


and Production

Petroleum Refining, Conversion, Transmission and Storage

Legal and
Corporate Affairs

ICT and Data

Environment, Health, Safety and Security

Technical Support


Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU).

Welcome to the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU). The mandate of the PAU is to monitor and regulate the exploration, development and production, together with the refining, gas conversion, transportation and storage of petroleum in Uganda.


Why we’re different

Purpose Statement

We exist to contribute to Uganda’s socio-economic transformation through efficient and sustainable petroleum resource management


To be a Leading Petroleum Regulatory Agency.


To regulate and monitor the petroleum sector in order to create lasting value for society and contribute to Uganda being a sound investment destination



The great work we did

The East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) Project

In line with the MoU on commercialisation of the discovered petroleum resources in Uganda, feasibility studies on the development of a Crude Oil Export Pipeline from the Albertine Graben in Uganda to the East African Coast, were undertaken with a view to selecting the least cost route for transporting Uganda’s crude oil to the coast. […]

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The East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) Project

The Uganda Refinery Project

The National Oil and Gas Policy for Uganda 2008 recommends refining the discovered oil in-country to supply the national and regional petroleum product demand before consideration of exportation. Legal Framework In order to facilitate achievement of this policy objective, the Petroleum (Refining, Conversion, Transmission and Midstream Storage) Act 2013 was enacted by Parliament during February […]

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The Uganda Refinery Project

Our work process

Over the course of more than 25 years of hard work with many large and small projects. We have worked out the best working process.

Receive and Evaluate
the project overview
Research and
detailed Planning
Deploy and
complete the project
Evaluation and
project handover

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