Directorate of Petroleum

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Government suspends negotiations with Rostec Global Resources (RTGR) Consortium for the role of Lead Investor for the Uganda Refinery Project and draws the Bid Bond.

  • Refinery infrastructure

    KAMPALA, July 01, 2016 - The Government of Uganda has halted negotiations with Rostec Global Resources (RTGR) led Consortium of Russia for the selection of the lead Investor of the Uganda Refinery Project.

    The Government team had shortlisted two bidders namely RTGR which was ranked as number…

Government of Uganda receives seven bidders for the First Licensing Round

  • Licensing round roadshow

    Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development has received sevenbidders for the blocks in Albertine Graben which were put up for licensing. The deadline for submission was 26th February 2016. 

    The firms that submitted bids are: 

    Armour Energy Limited of Australia, WalterSmith Petroman Oil Limited of…

Government of Uganda Holds Bidder’s Conference for the 1st Licensing Round for Petroleum Exploration, Development and Production

  • Potential bidders during licensing round roadshow

    Government of Uganda (GOU) through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development on 24th November 2015 held the bidders conference for the ongoing licensing round to provide clarifications to the request for proposals documents, relevant laws, regulations and model Production Sharing Agreements (mPSA).

     

    The information provided is aimed at…

Government of Uganda signs MoU with Government of Tanzania, Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation and Total E&P Uganda on crude oil export pipeline framework

  • Mr. Mataragio James (Managing Director TPDC), Mr. Ngosi C.Mwihara (Ag. P S- Ministry of Energy and Minerals-Tanzania),Dr.FA Kabagambe Kaliisa-PS Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, and Mr. Adewale Fayemi-GM Total E&P Uganda.

    KAMPALA 12 OCTOBER 2015;

    Government of the Republic of Uganda, the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania, the Tanzanian Petroleum Development Corporation and Total E&P Uganda have a today signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the crude oil pipeline development principles. The MOU also provides for other participants to…

Government of Uganda issues bid document under the licensing round for petroleum exploration, development and production blocks in Uganda

  • PROGRESS ON THE LICENSING ROUND FOR PETROLEUM EXPLORATION, DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION IN UGANDA

     

    Government of Uganda (GOU) through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development has on 1st October 2015 issued the bidding document to the 16 Qualified Applicants (companies which were successful following the evaluation of applications from…