21 April 2015, Kampala – The Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development has announced that the “Uganda International Oil & Gas Summit” (UIOGS) will be held in Kampala on 16 – 17 September 2015.
UIOGS is held under the Patronage of Eng. Irene Muloni, Minister of Energy and Mineral Development; and is designed by the Ministry as its official platform for meeting international companies and presentation of the multitude of energy projects presently ongoing or planned for in Uganda. Please click here to view the official letter.
Uganda is blessed with its natural resources and now has an estimated 6.5 million barrels of oil in place, a high drilling success rate of 85%, advanced refinery plans, vast acreage of underexplored areas rich in hydrocarbons and much to look forward to with the new licensing rounds.
The UIOGS programme provides an invaluable insight into all the major issues, challenges and opportunities including:
•Focus on the licensing rounds and new opportunities
•Update on existing fields and exploration success
•Financial and regulatory frameworks
•Uganda’s Refinery Project – 60,000 bpd by 2020
•Move to commercial production
•Supporting the oil and gas industry through a skilled workforce and local content
•Infrastructure developments to support oil and gas
•How can a successful oil industry support our drive towards rural electrification
The Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development will be using the UIOGS platform to actively engage with all its partners and suppliers from around the world.