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03.07.2014 Uganda Secures World Bank Loan

Uganda has been given a $140 million loan from the World Bank to upgrade facilities in the Albertine region to meet the infrastructure and skills requirement needed for its launch as a soon to be oil and gas producing country.

25.06.2014 East African nations seek consultant for crude oil pipeline

Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda have invited bids for a single consultant to oversee a feasibility study and initial design for the construction of a 1,300-kilometre (808-mile) oil pipeline to transport crude to the Kenyan coast.

24.06.2014 Uganda selects two final bidders for its oil refinery project

Two consortia from Russia and South Korea have emerged as the final bidders of Uganda's $2.5 billion refinery after two others from China and Japan were knocked out of the bidding process, the Ministry of Energy said on Tuesday.

14.05.2014 Uganda repossesses oil field from Tullow

Uganda said it repossessed an oilfield that belonged to Tullow Oil Plc after the period allotted to appraise the site expired, Reuters reported on May 13.

25.03.2014 Uganda contractors assured on oil deals

Members of the Construction Hardware and Dealers Association (CHADA) have been assured of business in the oil and gas industry, East African Business Week reported on March 24.

10.02.2014 Uganda sign oil agreements with Total, CNOOC, Tullow

The Ugandan government has signed an agreement with foreign oil companies to activate the commercial production of crude oil in the East African country, an official said on February 6, Xinhua reported on February 7.

28.01.2014 Uganda finalizes talks with foreign oil companies

Uganda's government says it has finalized negotiations with foreign oil companies exploring in the country, clearing the way for to start commercial crude production, AP reported on January 27.

08.01.2014 Oil companies interested in Uganda’s Albertine Graben basin

The Ugandan government said it received 10 applications from energy companies looking to take advantage of the reserves in a single basin, UPI reported on January 7.

18.12.2013 Uganda Shortlists Six Bidders for Oil Refinery

The Government of Uganda has announced the second phase of the public tender for the lead investor/operator for the development, implementation and operation of the proposed 60,000 barrels/day oil refinery and its related infrastructure, Uganda’s Independent reported on

06.11.2013 Russia, Uganda Energy Ministries Agree to Cooperate

The energy ministries of Russia and Uganda have agreed to cooperate in the development of oil and gas fields, construction and operation of refineries and the development of renewable energy sources, as follows from documents signed by the officials on November 5, Prime