Recent Publications on Oil in Uganda

The following is a list of essential research and progress reports on Uganda’s oil industry.

Report from Agency for Transformation on the risks and opportunities for the agricultural sector in Uganda’s oil-rich Albertine Graben.

The 63-page Human Rights Watch report documents Uganda’s failure to hold the highest members of its government accountable for large scale graft, despite repeated pledges to eradicate corruption and good technical work from investigators and prosecutors. It analyzes the impact of this graft on the burgeoning oil industry.

This report is the first of a series of four collaborations between IPIS Research and ActionAid International Uganda. The series sheds light on the oil sector in Uganda, its possible impact on human rights, and how government, companies, and civil society can best enable positive interaction between oil and the welfare of the Ugandan people.

Global Rights Alert commissioned a survey to assess the current participation of grass root women in Uganda’s oil and gas sub sector. The study, which took place in selected sub counties in Hoima and Buliisa districts aimed at assessing the forms of participation of the rural women with regard to how they are engaged, challenges they are facing and suggest possible means to ensure that both gender (men and women) exercise their rights and benefit from the oil industry.

This paper from the Petroleum Exploration and Production Department (PEPD) includes key statistics on Uganda and the East African Region’s economic growth, the Project Rationale, Characteristics and Enablers together with the Status and Timeline for the Refinery Development in Uganda.