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Kenya-Uganda pipeline: Let`s get it right this time

Around midday on Friday, February 1, 2013, a significant meeting took place at the Ministry of Energy offices at Amber House, Kampala Road. The names of the companies vying for the construction of the Kenya-Uganda petroleum pipeline from Eldoret to Kampala were unveiled. With that, a vital topic was reawakened: …

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Marathon Pumps Up Eq. Guinea’s Gas Production

American independent Marathon Oil has achieved first gas production through its new Alba B3 offshore compression platform off Equatorial Guinea. Production from the B3 platform allows Marathon Oil to convert approximately 780Billion cubic feet (or130 million barrels of oil equivalent),of proved undeveloped reserves, more than doubling the Company’s remaining proved …

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Deaths at Kilembe force company to improve safety measures

In December, 2015 alone, the Tibet-Hima consortium, that is running the Kilembe copper mines, has lost two workers in avoidable fatal accidents. As would be expected, these deaths have caused unease in the community, in Kasese, Western Uganda with concerns raised about the safety measures, if any, that are employed …

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Uganda, RT Global Resources agree on refinery details

The Government of Uganda has completed negotiations on the principal agreements in its Refinery Project with the RT Global Resources – led consortium, according to a highly placed Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development official. “It’s true, the negotiations have been completed and once a few minor details are ironed …

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Total in last pitch for Tanga pipeline route

Patrick Pouyanne, the Chief Executive Officer of France?s Total Group, held a meeting with President Yoweri Museveni in Jinja just before Christmas, where the two discussed the need for Uganda to mainly consider the financial implications while choosing which route the country?s crude export pipeline should take. Uganda is said …

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