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EITI Implementation in Uganda – Progress Report


Presentation by Godber Tumushabe, Executive Director Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment (ACODE), at the Mineral Wealth Conference 2013.

President Museveni Assents to Midstream Petroleum Act


According to a statement from the Uganda Petroleum Exploration and Production Department, President Yoweri Museveni has assented to The Petroleum (Refining, Conversion, Transmission and Midstream Storage) Bill, 2013 making it an Act of Parliament. The Law, the first of its kind in East Africa gives way for the construction of the first Greenfield refinery in … Continue reading

Uganda’s Local Content Law: A Critical and Comparative Analysis


Presentation by Phillip Karugaba, Head of Corporate Advisory at MMAKS Advocates, in Kampala Uganda. The presentation, made at an oil and gas workshop, outlines Uganda’s recently-passed and draft petroleum laws in relation to local content provisions. It makes recommendations on how to integrate important local content regulations into Uganda’s petroleum legislation and policy.