Maria Kiwanuka Minister of Finance

The Uganda Government attaches great importance to the optimal management of oil resources right from exploration, through production and investment of the proceeds, said Maria Kiwanuka, the Minister of Finance.

Oil & Gas conference held 23-24 January 2013, Serena -Kampala hotel

The Norwegian ambassador to Uganda has said countries in the East Africa region need to safeguard the oil revenues from financial mismanagement if they are to gain from the nascent industry.

Stakeholders in the oil sector attending a regional oil and gas management conference in Kampala, Uganda, have emphasized transparency in revenue management from oil and gas resources.

Participants at the oil and gas forum in Kampala have called upon governments in the East African region to combine efforts in the management of the newly found oil reserves.

Dr Sarah Ssewanyana is the Executive Director of the Economic Policy Research Centre based in Kampala which organized an oil and gas management forum from 23rd to 24th January 2013. The forum, with a theme management for inclusive and sustainable development of the oil sector, brought together experts in the industry.

Professor Mwangi Kimenyi, a senior Fellow and director at the Africa Growth Initiative (AGI) thoughts about the forum and the East Africa oil sector

Professor Mwangi Kimenyi, a senior Fellow and director at the Africa Growth Initiative (AGI), Brookings Institution, based in Washington D.C, was in Kampala 23rd...

State Minister for Mineral Development Samson Lokeris speaking at the forum

About a hundred delegates from the East African region are attending the two-day oil and gas management conference in Kampala, which has emphasized transparency...

A two-day forum on oil and gas has started in Uganda to discuss the management of oil resources in East Africa. The forum aims to initiate a dialogue between policymakers, civil society, and the private sector on various aspects of oil and gas management.

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