Tilenga Academy Begins Training 200 Youth

The Uganda Petroleum Institute Kigumba (UPIK) will begin training its inaugural cohort of one hundred (100) trainees in April 2024. Subsequent training programs at global oil and gas training facilities and practical training throughout the Tilenga Project’s building phase will come next. October 2024 is when the second cohort is scheduled to begin training.

China Extended an Invitation to The Energy Minister of Uganda

A significant step forward for Uganda’s ambitious $5 billion crude oil pipeline project has been made: China has formally invited Uganda’s energy minister, Hon. Ruth Nankabirwa, indicating that talks between the two countries are about to take place.

Ugandan Diplomats Visit Oil Projects

The diplomats have returned to Beijing, China, Paris, France, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Tanzania, according to a Kazi-njema radio reporter covering the diplomats’ visit organized by the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU).

UNOC Is Authorized to Import Petroleum Products into Uganda by
Kenya.

President Ruto stepped in and helped to facilitate an out-of-court settlement that permits UNOC to start operations, according to Nankabirwa. The Chief Executive Officer of UNOC, Proscovia Nabbanja, is currently in Nairobi to pick up the certificate of incorporation, escorted by representatives from the Ministry of Energy.

Era And Giz Sign Pact to Advance Mini Grids

The German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) and the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) have inked a memorandum of understanding to further the development of mini-grids as a means of attaining universal access to sustainable energy by 2030. On Tuesday, at ERA House in Kampala, the two agencies signed a memorandum. One of the main areas […]

Uganda Wants to Increase Oil Imports Through Tanzania

The Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) will become the only importer and provider of petroleum products as the country increases its imports of petroleum products through Tanzania, according to Energy Minister Ruth Nankabirwa. The choice was made in response to talks in Zanzibar between Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu and Minister Nankabirwa over how to improve […]