Discoveries in Uganda
Oil discoveries in Nwoya district in the Acholi sub-region by Total SA.
The discovery comes in the aftermath of seismic studies around the Murchison falls area by its Ugandan operations, Total Exploration and Production (Total E&P) in September 2012.
Ernest Rubondo, the Commissioner for petroleum in the ministry of energy confirmed the discovery to the media early this week.
Ernest Rubondo, the commissioner for petroleum in the ministry of energy confirmed the discovery to the media early this week, adding that details are set to be disclosed by the energy minister Irene Muloni at the ongoing NRM retreat in Kyankwanzi.
“They (Total) told us that they have encountered shows, and we are waiting for more information. The Government will make an announcement in due course,” he reportedly told Oil in Uganda, a sector publication.