PAU response to Human Rights Watch report on the oil sector

The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) has received a copy of the report released today by Human Rights Watch (HRW) titled “Our Trust is Broken: Loss of Land and Livelihoods for Oil Development in Uganda”. This report is biased and follows the pattern of similar attempts to discredit Uganda’s  national petroleum program on grounds that […]

PAU, oil companies launch annual world environment day celebrations focusing on the oil and gas sector

The Petroleum Authority of Uganda,(PAU) together with the licensed Oil Companies operating in Uganda have launched the annual World Environment Day(WED) celebrations focusing on environment safeguards for the Oil and Gas(O&G) sector. Beat Plastic Pollution, the theme for the celebrations was synced with the one for the international WED celebrations held on 5th June 2023. […]

Oil and Gas contractors must pay their taxes

Uganda’s tax regime was upgraded in 2008 ahead of the development and production phase of the country’s oil and gas projects. It has successfully been tested locally and internationally. Between 2010 and 2022, Uganda earned close to US$700million (approx. UGX 2.6 trillion) in Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on oil and gas transactions, after a long […]

Uganda draws lessons from the Dangote crude oil refinery

Uganda together with other participants from Sub Saharan Africa, who attended the 7th Annual Sub Sahara Africa International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference undertook a study visit to the $19 billion Dangote Crude Oil Refinery in Lagos, Nigeria on 16th February 2023. The delegation from Uganda, which was led by Uganda’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, His […]