The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has licensed four companies to construct and operate waste management facilities to handle oil drilling waste as Uganda moves towards production.
2473 property owners in Hoima’s Kabaale parish are presently receiving compensation for their land and property to make way for the country’s first crude oil refinery.
Nine MPs have just returned from a one-week tour of oil facilities and related institutions in the United States of America where they learnt about oil sector management and governance.
A decade ago, I co-authored Bottom of the Barrel: Africa’s Oil Boom and the Poor with Prof. Terry Lynn Karl of the “Paradox of Plenty” fame.
The Human Rights Watch has challenged the Uganda government to amend the country’s Mining and Land Acts so that communities can derive due benefits from ongoing mining activities in their areas.
Tullow Oil officials declined to comment on reports yesterday that the company is contemplating selling some of its assets in Uganda, or ‘farming down’, to focus on developing Kenya’s oil fields.
A private petroleum training company is in advanced stages of setting up an oil and gas training school in Hoima district.
We bring you more views from other Ugandan thinkers and public figures on how they see oil influencing the distribution of political power in Uganda.
The Uganda government today officially announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the oil companies after agreeing on how the country’s oil resources will be extracted, transported and refined.
How is oil impacting on the distribution of political power in Uganda? Is it empowering local government and communities, or concentrating more power at the centre? We asked a range of Ugandan thinkers and public figures “What impact is oil having on political and economic relations between the Ugandan state and local administrations and people […]