oil in uganda

This past year, Uganda has made great strides towards promoting transparency in the extractive industries. Indeed, Uganda has joined the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), the global standard for transparency in oil, gas, and mining. However, the EITI global body is failing to...
On Sunday 11th April 2021, oil companies and the governments of Uganda and Tanzania signed three accords: a tariff and transportation agreement, shareholding agreement, and Host Government Agreement. The signing of these paves the way for the development of key oil infrastructure projects, such as...
Uganda found commercial oil in 2006. But only now is the country readying itself for the Final Investment Decision. The FID, expected this March or thereabouts, is the point in the capital project planning process when the decision to make major financial commitments by oil companies is taken...
The Citizens' Manifesto showcases citizens' voices from across petroleum and mineral rich areas in Uganda. It is a concerted appeal by Ugandans to the next cohort of political leaders in 2021-2026 political cycle to strive to ensure that the development and management of the petroleum and mining...
Oxfam Uganda, Oxfam Novib and Oxfam France investigated on the mega project led by the French energy giant TOTAL which will allow for the exploitation of 1.4 billion recoverable barrels of oil located on the shores of Lake Albert. This exclusive case study reveals the magnitude of Dutch investments...
This community based human rights impact assessment highlights the social, environmental, cultural, and human rights risks of the East African Crude Oil pipeline for communities located along the proposed pipeline corridor in Uganda and Tanzania. Co-researched and produced by Global Rights Alert (...
In research released today alongside FIDH and partner organizations, Oxfam highlighted the major risks of oil projects led by French energy giant Total in Uganda and Tanzania, which would require over 12,000 families to lose land and endanger sensitive and vital ecosystems. Despite plunging oil...
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