Uganda Extends Deadline for Second Oil Licensing Round

*This information is distributed on behalf of the Ugandan Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development

Uganda’s Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development has extended the Request for Qualification (RFQ) for its second oil licensing round, which includes competitive bidding for five highly prospective oil exploration blocks in the Albertine Graben: Avivi, Omuka, Kasuruban, Turaco and Ngaji.

The extension has been necessitated to allow more time for interested parties to prepare their applications.

All potential and interested parties for the second licensing round are hereby informed of a slight adjustment of timelines for the schedule of activities in the RFQ stage. Upon evaluation of the applications, the successful firms/consortia will be issued with bidding documents comprising the model production sharing agreement and data sale regulations.

The RFQ documents will be issued to interested applicants upon a non-refundable payment of $20 000 U.S. dollars to the bank of Uganda through the following account details:

Account Name: Uganda Petroleum Fund
Bank Name: Bank of Uganda
Account Title: Uganda Petroleum Fund – USD
Account number: 003300328400010
Swift Code: : UGBAUGKA

Sealed applications for qualification must be delivered to the address below at or before 31 December, 2019 at 10:00 am local time.

The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development
Att: The Manager, Second Licensing Round, Petroleum Exploration, Development and Production Department, Plot 21-29, Johnstone Road, P.O. Box 9 Entebbe, Uganda.
Email: secondlicensing@petroleum.go.ug
Website: https://www.petroleum.go.ug