18 February 2019

CNOOC secures oil production license in Uganda, Xinhua says

China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) said Monday that it has secured approval from the Ugandan government for an oil production license at the Kingfisher oilfield, Xinhua news agency reported. The win marked the first independent onshore oilfield operation for CNOOC in Africa, the report noted, adding that the Chinese firm will become the first licensed oil producer in Uganda. CNOOC completed the acquisition of the Kingfisher oilfield in February 2012, the report said.

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