When I asked the contractors, they said the people didn’t have the capacity to do jobs such as fork lift drivers and drillers.
Kadaga’s inquiry was in response to a presentation by Energy Minister Irene Muloni indicating that that Uganda was likely to start oil production in the fourth quarter of 2021 or even at the beginning of 2022.
Last Friday, Kadaga, in a speech before MPs at a three-day conference on the oil and gas sector at Serena Lake Victoria resort, revealed titbits about her talks with Museveni.
The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has questioned the recurring changes in timelines for achieving Uganda's first oil, which was recently pushed to 2022.
Kasande was speaking at an update meeting for selected Members of Parliament on the status of oil production in the country conducted by the Ministry of Energy together with the Petroleum Authority of Uganda at Lake Victoria Serena, Kigo.
Technocrats from Uganda and Tanzania are scheduled to hold another round of discussions next week to iron out three contentious issues that were deferred during negotiations of the Host Government Agreements (HGAs) for the East African Crude Oil P...
Dr Keefa Kiwanuka, the Natural Resources Committee Chairperson, says the installed generation capacity of 1,100 Megawatts cannot be fully utilized due to poor transmission and distribution lines.
Kampala: Cabinet has finally given government the go-ahead to join the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) , a move it said would improve accountability in the management of natural resources.
The Government of Uganda has from the onset been positive towards the adoption of the EITI standard of ensuring transparency and accountability in the extractives sector and especially in as far as the novel oil industry is concerned.
There are a few human beings who have always politicized the issue of the oil and stated all funny and ugly statements about the country’s discovery but for sure I came to notice they are just jokers because they might have not witnessed or had ch...
Technocrats from Uganda and Tanzania are scheduled to hold another round of discussions this week to iron out three contentious issues that were deferred during negotiations of the Host Government Agreements (HGAs) for the East African Crude Oil P...
President Museveni yesterday described his ministers as “sleepy and selfish” people who do not listen and do not act on issues affecting investment in the country.
The portal - the National Oil and Gas Talent Register - is one of the measures to ensure and keep track of participation of Ugandans in the lucrative nascent sector.
KAMPALA - The EU has applauded Uganda’s cabinet for taking the decision to formally join the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) as a member state.
Uganda, he said, has over the years enjoyed good trade relations but there have been attempts on investors, which might end up denying the country foreign direct investment.
Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandans seeking employment in the nascent oil and gas sector can now apply online to the National Oil and gas Talents Register unveiled by Petroleum Authority of Uganda(PAU), Executive Director, Earnest Rubondo...
Kween County MP Lawrence Cherop Mangusho said once passed into law, the bill will be helpful to small entrepreneurs and farmers in need of regular financial support.