Petroleum exploration license

To regulate the business of exploration of petroleum

  • A statement giving particulars of the applicant’s proposals with respect to the employment and training of citizens of Uganda, and may set out any other matter which the applicant wishes the Minister to consider.
  • A statement giving particulars of work and the minimum expenditure proposed for the block or blocks over which the license is sought.
  • Fiscal Production Sharing Agreement with Government of Uganda.
  • Identify the block or blocks in respect of which the application is made.
  • In the case of a body corporate, its name and place of incorporation, the names and nationality of the directors or equivalent officers and, if the body. corporate has share capital, the name of any person who is the beneficial owner of more than five percent of the issued share capital.
  • In the case of an individual, his or her full name and nationality.
  • Information on the financial status and the technical and industrial competence and experience of the applicant.
  • The applicant shall make arrangements as may be satisfactory to the Minister for the execution of a bond or other form of security for the performance and observance of the conditions to which the license may be subject.
  • The applicant shall take the necessary insurance policies to protect against liabilities that may arise as a result of activities done under the petroleum exploration license.
  • Phone:+256 414 320714
  • Physical Address:Plot 21-29 Johnston Road
  • Postal Address:P.O. Box 9, Entebbe, Uganda
  • Jurisdiction:National
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  • Operating Hours:Moday to Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm (excluding weekends and public holidays)
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