Barrel Reporter

Barrel Reporter is an experienced writer who has worked in the Oil and Gas sector for several years, and has a keen interest in current projects in Uganda's Petroleum sector.

#KingfisherProjectUpdates

#KingfisherProjectUpdates


CNOOC Uganda Ltd is the operator for the Kingfisher project, which at peak will produce 40,000 barrels per day. Construction of all the 4 well pads and infield roads is now completed. Construction of the Kingfisher feeder line is underway, all 48km right of way (row) have been cleared and prepared and laying of pipes […]

#OilandGasConvention2024

#OilandGasConvention2024


Barrel Magazine at the recently concluded Oil and Gas Convention held at Serena Hotel Kampala.

20 under 40 Women in Energy and Extractives, Oil and Gas Edition

20 under 40 Women in Energy and Extractives, Oil and Gas Edition


The campaign invited the general public to nominate fitting candidates, by filling in an online nomination form, and altogether 126 nominations were received for consideration, for the prestigious ‘20 Under 40 Women in Energy & Extractives’ awards, Oil & Gas Edition. Working in tandem with Barrel magazine, WEEN’s executive committee then chose a select group of their members to constitute the nominations panel, which narrowed down the 126 to 20.

Can COP28 Tell Us Anything New? A Ugandan Perspective

Can COP28 Tell Us Anything New? A Ugandan Perspective


According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), final energy consumption for Uganda in 2021 was about 16,800 kilo tonnes of oil equivalent (ktoe). 87% of it was from traditional biomass (wood and charcoal) mainly used for cooking. 11% was from fossil fuels, mainly diesel and petrol for transportation. 2% was from electricity that is almost […]

My Visit to Kabalega International Airport

My Visit to Kabalega International Airport


By Josepha Jabo From Tuesday, August 15, till Thursday, August 17, 2023 I visited the oil r... To read the full article please subscribe.

Interview with Philippe

Interview with Philippe


By Barrel Reporters On Thursday, July 27, 2023 Barrel Magazine met Philippe Groueix, the General Manager TotalEnergies EP Uganda and Country Chair TotalEnergies in Uganda, at TotalEnergies EP Uganda Head Office in Kampala for an interview. B: Bonjour Monsieur Groueix, first of all, thank you for granting us this interview! Can you tell us a […]

Houses Handover

Houses Handover


It was a few minutes past 10am, but already the weather was quite hot, probably typical in this part of the country. A breeze blew in from nearby Lake Albert, easing the heat on the people seated in two tents erected directly opposite each other. In one big tent, sat local communities who were beneficiaries […]

EACOP versus Pink-Haired Propaganda

EACOP versus Pink-Haired Propaganda


By Josepha Jabo I woke up on the morning of Wednesday, June 28, 2023 to find Elison Karuhanga—who is one of Uganda’s frontline East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) crusaders— had quoted a tweet by @JustStop_Oil (whose Twitter X handle I found incredibly amusing because the concept of stopping oil drilling just doesn’t work in […]

Flagship Projects Update

Flagship Projects Update


The Kingfisher Project, which is operated by CNOOC Uganda Ltd, is expected to produce 40,000 barrel... To read the full article please subscribe.

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