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10 August 2016

Uganda: Photo essay details impacts of oil on livelihoods & conflict (Sep 2015)

Author: International Alert (UK)

"Oil and Water? The impact of oil on livelihoods in Uganda", Sep 2015...

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16 March 2016

Uganda: Report says oil exploration has compromised food security & displaced locals in oil-rich region

A report by National Association of Professional Environmentalists reveals that oil exploration activities has negatively impacted women, including through loss of food security, land grabbing and reduced income earning opportunities. It calls on oil...

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2 February 2016
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Author: Edward Ronald Segyawa & Frank Mulder, Inter Press Service, traduit par Olivier Petitjean, Observatoire des Multinationales (France)

"Pétrole ougandais : Total cherche à échapper à l’impôt grâce à un traité de libre-échange", 22 janvier 2016...

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8 December 2013

Nwoya man cursed by oil [Uganda]

Author: Oil in Uganda

...Douglas Oluoch sought to cash in on the oil activities that were taking place in his village in 2008, when he allowed a Heritage official...to bury waste...in his land. Oluoch was paid three hundred dollars and the waste was buried in a square pit....

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23 November 2013

“My cows were killed by oil waste” [Uganda]

Author: Oil in Uganda

...[T]he entry of Heritage Oil in...[Rwebisengo area for oil exploration] excited...locals, who were eager to tap any opportunities the investors came with. “When I heard that the foreigners had come, I slaughtered a cow, put it on my pick-up and some...

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27 February 2013

Company responses to Platform report: “Making a Killing: Oil Companies, Tax Avoidance and Subsidies” – Feb 2013

Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited BP, Heritage Oil, Shell & Tullow Oil to respond to the concerns raised in the Platform report and press release: Making a Killing: Oil Companies, Tax Avoidance and Subsidies". All companies...

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27 February 2013

Response by Heritage Oil: Platform report: “Making a Killing: Oil Companies, Tax Avoidance and Subsidies”.

Author: Heritage Oil

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8 September 2012

Secret oil deals: New rules to force CNOOC, Total, Tullow to reveal money paid [Uganda]

Author: Haggai Matsiko, Independent [Uganda]

The U.S’s Securities and Exchange Commission has finally issued...new rules that outline how oil, gas and mining companies must comply with Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act...The new rules require all...

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29 August 2012

[PDF] Press release: Heritage Oil arbitration case in London deprives Ugandan citizens of right to information

Author: Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment (Acode), Civil Society Coalition on Oil, Global Witness and others

A closed-door London arbitration tribunal between Heritage Oil and the Government of Uganda denies Ugandans the right to information about the management of the country's critical oil wealth, claim campaign groups and civil society leaders...[The]...

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28 August 2012

Activists demand openness in Uganda's tax dispute with oil firm [UK]

Author: Elias Biryabarema, Reuters

Campaigners called...for Britain to press explorer Heritage Oil and the Ugandan government to allow public access to arbitration proceedings over a $404 million tax dispute. Heritage and the Ugandan government went into arbitration after the Britain...

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