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AFTER 40 YEARS OF SERVICE IN THE ENERGY AND MINERAL SECTOR, DR. KABAGAMBE-KALIISA HANDSOVER OFFICE

Dr.  F.A Kabagambe-Kaliisa the outgoing Permanent Secretary handed over to Dr. Stephen Robert Isabalija the in-coming Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development.

"I wish to express my sincere gratitude to the Appointing Authority, the President of the Republic of Uganda for the trust emplaced in me by his appointments initially to the post of Commissioner of Petroleum Exploration and Production Department in 1991, then Director of Energy and Mineral Development in 1994 and finally Permanent Secretary since 1997", Dr.  F.A Kabagambe-Kaliisa said. Readmore...

ENERGY FOR RURAL TRANSFORMATION (ERT) PROJECT PHASE III — RESETTLEMENT ACTION PLANS

The Government of Uganda is set to receive financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the Energy for Rural Transformation (ERT) Project Phase III under Additional Financing project restructuring and intends to apply part of the loan proceeds for Consultancy Services to undertake Project specific Resettlement Action Plans for the proposed 33kV Distribution lines and associated Low Voltage networks for: Amuru-Nwoya District Headquarters (Anaka) (App. 43km of MV and 9km of LV), Kiziranfumbi-Kidoma-Kikoob-Kyapoloni-Kabaare (App. 50km of MV and 21km of LV), Rubaare-Kakukuru-Kyempene (Approx. 26km of MV and 10km of LV). Download the RAP documents.

THE ENERGY WEEK 2016

The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development together with its partners holds the Energy Week annually with the aim of sensitizing the public about the important role energy plays in bringing about socio-economic development. This annual event started in 2005 as an Energy efficiency campaign and progressed to the Energy Week in 2012; with a focus on sustainable use of Energy and Energy access. It has since then become a popular event with over 100 key stakeholders participating. Readmore...

PROGRESS OF IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NATIONAL OIL AND GAS POLICY FOR UGANDA

The National Oil and Gas Policy for Uganda (NOGP), which was approved during 2008, is the key document guiding the development of the country's oil and gas sector. The Ministry presents this progress of implementation of NOGP to keep all stakeholders informed on developments in the country's oil and gas sector. Readmore...

 

 

Press Reviews

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Closure of the application for qualification of the licensing round for Petroleum Exploration

Following the publication of Notice of Request for Qualification (RfQ) for Uganda’s Licensing Round for Petroleum Exploration, Development and Production on 25th February 2015 in which six blocks within the Albertine Graben were presented, the Ministry has received a significant number of Application for Qualification (AfQ) from companies across the Globe. Readmore...

Electricity company to sell stock share to the public

Electricity company to sell stock share to the public

The Daily Monitor

2015-01-22 10:06:00

Uganda sets up region’s first oil lab

Uganda sets up region’s first oil lab

The EastAfrican

2014-11-12 09:54:37

Kenya wants shares in Ugandas Oil Refinery

Kenya wants shares in Ugandas Oil Refinery

Newvision

2015-03-12 10:11:00

President Museveni commissions Bujagali dam

President Museveni commissions Bujagali dam

New Vision

2014-11-12 10:32:00

Mineral Agreement For Osukuru Phosphate & Steel Project

Mineral Agreement For Osukuru Phosphate & Steel Project

STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE

2014-12-23 00:00:00

Projects and Programmes

Fuel Efficience Initiative (FEI)
Energy for Rural Transformation (ERT II)