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19th July 2021
Uganda Seeks to Transport Fuel Through Tanzanian Ports to End Kenyan Monopoly
Uganda is looking at ways to reduce its dependency on Kenya for petroleum imports by resuming exports through Tanzania. The country accounts for around three-quarters of the transit cargo at...
30th November 2020
AfDB Grants $1 million to Uganda and Tanzania and EACOP
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has granted $1 million to the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project. Half of the total amount is for Uganda while the other is...
21st October 2020
Uganda Received No New Bid for Its Licensing Round After a Six-month Extension
According to The EastAfrican, the second round of bids for Uganda's oil licensing round that expired at the end of September ended with no new expressions of interest received from...
7th October 2020
Trinity Energy to Construct $500 million Refinery in South Sudan
South Sudanese oil marketing firm, Trinity Energy, plans to construct a $500 million crude oil refinery in South Sudan for the sale of refined petroleum products. The company is also...
28th August 2020
Kenya Calls for New Tenders for the Construction of the Koru-Soin Multi-purpose Dam
The National Water Harvesting and Storage Authority (NWHSA) has re-launched the tender for the construction of the Koru-Soin multi-purpose dam in Kisumu County, western Kenya. The construction that was to...
15th August 2020
TSAVO Sign Partnership Agreements with Amarinth and PMO for the East African Market
Tsavo Oilfield Services has announced the signing of a strategic partnership with Amarinth for the supply of centrifugal pumps and related equipment to the East African market. The company also...
11th August 2020
Refinery Construction in Uganda Postponed to 2025
The construction of Uganda's refinery has been postponed once again and cannot start until at least 2025. The push in the Final Investment Decision (FID) on the basin-wide upstream oil...
8th August 2020
Mount Kenya and Northern Region Residents to Enjoy Safer and Cheaper Fuel
The residents of Mount Kenya and the Northern regions will be beneficiaries of a cheaper and safer fuel after the renovation of the Nairobi-Nanyuki railway line by the Kenya Pipeline...
20th July 2020
EACOP: Tanzania and Uganda Move to Fast Track Pending Agreements
The agreements that need to be completed to fast-track the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) is reportedly in an advanced stage of completion. The four key agreements are the...
17th July 2020
Uganda: 99.93% of Tullow Oil Stakeholders Approve Sale of Ugandan Assets
Tullow Oil has announced its shareholders’ approval for the sale of its entire interests in Block 1, 1A, 2 and 3A in Uganda and the proposed East African Crude Oil...