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Mubende artisanal miners that had come to attend the meeting with the President's advisor on Land. Photo by Josephine Nabbaale

Ministry Moves to Register All Miners

  The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development will biometrically register Uganda’s artisanal and small-scale miners (ASM). This will be in line with a new mineral policy, it says, through its Financial Year 2018/19 policy statement. This was revealed and  launched by the

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Uganda Petroleum Institute to get University status

  Government is in final stages of upgrading Uganda Petroleum Institute Kigumba (UPIK) to a University status. The revelation was made by the Prime Minister of Uganda Dr Ruhakana Rugunda while representing President Museveni at the 24th coronation anniversary celebrations of the

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A map showing exploration blocks in Albertine graben - Photo from Tullow uganda page

Government to dispose-off crude oil

The Ugandan government plans to dispose-off crude oil stock that was accumulated during the oil exploration and appraisal phase. Over 45,211 barrels of oil were reportedly accumulated during the extended well testing in the Albertine graben in Mid-Western Uganda. Extended well tests (EWTs)

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Ngwedo sub-county leaders voting on a compensation process for their properties during oil developments

Buliisa leaders want audience with President Museveni over oil impacts

  Buliisa district leaders resolved to seek audience with President Museveni to share their concerns regarding the oil and gas development impacts in their midst. They also want to lay strategies of reaping more benefits from the ongoing oil and gas developments. During a district

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Stephen Mukitale, Member of Parliament Buliisa District.

Buliisa residents demand affirmative action on land and property ownership

Residents of the oil-rich Buliisa district have petitioned Government to implement for them an affirmative action programme intended to protect their land rights. During the different dialogues organized across seven sub-counties and one town council, with support from ActionAid Uganda,

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Stabilisation clause

Clause in a Production Sharing Agreement or other contract with government that reduces the risk to the contractor (private company) by protecting the company from future changes in, eg, tax laws or environmental regulations and standards.

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