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DEPARTMENT OF PETROLEUM SUPPLY ROUTINE INSPECTION AND MONITORING .

 

 The Department of Petroleum Supply in the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD) routinely carries out inspection and monitoring of downstream petroleum facilities and products to ensure that they do comply with the set standards.

Recently, the public was notified of retail outlets that had been faulted by the program over the period August 2017 to March 2018. An analysis done on the faulted stations revealed that most of those retail outlets were not duly licensed to trade in refined petroleum products and the licensed wholesalers were cautioned and or advised to desist from selling to such outlets. To facilitate the smooth and clear implementation of the downstream petroleum law and regulation, the general public and licensed wholesalers are hereby notified of the following seven hundred and fifty seven (757) retail outlets that are licensed and authorized to deal in refined petroleum products in Uganda.....Readmore

MINISTER ENG.MULONI APPLAUDS IAEA FOR SUPPORTING UGANDA IN PEACEFUL USE OF NUCLEAR ENERGY

 Eng. Muloni led the Ugandan Delegation to the the 61st Regular Session of the IAEA General Conference held at Vienna International Centre, Vienna - Austria from September 18TH – 22ND, 2017.Readmore….

GOV'T OF UGANDA SIGNS A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING ON ATOMIC ENERGY WITH RUSSIA

The Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development has signed the Memoranum of Understanding with the Russian state Atomic Energy Corporation(ROSATOM) on the cooperation in the peaceful uses of atomic energy on June 19th 2017 in Moscow. Readmore...

UGANDA AND TANZANIA SIGN INTER GOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT FOR CRUDE OIL PIPELINE

1445 Km pipeline to be developed from Hoima in Uganda to Tanga in Tanzania.

The Governments of Uganda and Tanzania have signed the Inter Governmental Agreement (IGA) for the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) Project. The IGA was signed by Uganda’s Eng. Irene Muloni, Minister of Energy and Mineral Development and Tanzania’s Hon. Prof. Palamagamba John A.M Kabudi, Minister for Constitutional and Legal Affairs on behalf of their respective Governments. Readmore...

 

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GOVERNMENT OF UGANDA ISSUES PETROLEUM PRODUCTION LICENCES TO TULLOW UGANDA OPERATIONS PTY LIMITED (TULLOW) AND TOTAL E&P UGANDA B.V. (TOTAL)

KAMPALA, August 30, 2016 - The Minister of Energy and Mineral Development has today 30th August, 2016 granted eight (8) Petroleum Production  Licences over oil fields in Exploration Area 2 (EA2) and Exploration Area 1 (EAI) respectively. Five Petroleum Production Licenses have been granted to Tullow Uganda Operations Pty Limited (Tullow), the operator for EA2, and three Petroleum Production Licences have been granted to Total E&P Uganda B.V. (TOTAL) the operator of EAI. Grant of these licences follows conclusion of the evaluation of the Applications for Production Licences over these fields earlier submitted by the two companies respectively. Readmore...

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