Uganda Chamber of Mines & Petroleum (UCMP) with the fifth edition of its annual Oil & Gas Convention with discussions expected to prioritize commercialization of the country’s hydrocarbons.
The convention scheduled for 9th- 11th April, 2019 will take place at Speke Resort Munyonyo under the theme: "2019 Decision Time: "Countdown to Commercialization.”"
The chamber organizes the convention in partnership with Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development and private companies working or interested to work in the sector.
The chamber says the event has established itself as an effective business platform for developing and strengthening mutually beneficial partnerships among all stakeholders.
The Chamber is upbeat hoping to build on the sector's successes of 2018 to realize more sector growth especially when the Joint Venture companies arrive at Final Investment Decision (FID) and announce EPCs winners for Tilenga and Kingfisher projects.
The Chamber says, "The country’s oil and gas sector has continued to expand and now covers new petroleum exploration, infrastructure development for producing the discovered petroleum (development), together with the designing and putting in place the infrastructure required to commercialize the petroleum to be produced (refining and pipelines).
“The event shall also highlight ongoing skills and capacity development efforts implemented by the sector’s strategic partners including the new Business Incubator.
“The convention will deliver a robust programme featuring diverse initiatives, activities, onsite supplier development engagements and presentations from global and local expert speakers to showcase our journey in the Oil & Gas sector serving all areas of the industry.”