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Uganda to Become Africa’s Newest Oil Exporting Country With Inauguration of New Chinese-operated Drilling in Lake Albert

The Kingfisher oil field in Lake Albert will be officially commissioned on Friday by President Yoweri Museveni.

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni’s long-held ambition to export oil via the controversial East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) will move closer to reality on Tuesday when he commissions the country’s first new drilling site in Lake Albert.

The President will inaugurate the Kingfisher drilling rig operated by the Chinese state-owned oil services giant CNOOC.

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