Uganda is planning to build only the second oil refinery in East Africa by 2015.
Following the recent discovery of 2.5 billion barrels of oil, Uganda aims to develop a refinery in Hoima, according to Fred Kabagame Kaliisa, permanent secretary at the energy ministry.
Greenland, mining costs, disintegrating oil companies
In this week’s podcast: Greenland – is oil exploration the key to economic independence? High oil and gas prices push up costs for global mining; and, we ask whether integrated oil companies have a future or will others follow ConocoPhillips, and split in two?
Presented by David Blair with William MacNamara and Vincent Boland in the studio in London and Sylvia Pfeifer in Greenland. Produced by LJ Filotrani