Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act, 2013

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Field Value
Extractive Sector Oil and Gas
Country Uganda
Year 2013
Natural Resource Charter Precept Precept 2: Accountability and Transparency, Precept 3: Exploration and License Allocation, Precept 5: Local Effects, Precept 6: Nationally Owned Resource Companies, Precept 7: Revenue Distribution, Precept 9: Government Spending
Document Type Statute
RGI Sub-component Licensing
RGI Questions 1.1.9a: Is the government required to publicly disclose all signed licenses/contracts with extractive companies?,
1.1.7b: Do rules require public disclosure of beneficial owners of extractive companies?,
1.1.5a: Following each licensing process, is the licensing authority required to disclose the list of companies that submitted license applications (in the case of a first-come, first served; or negotiation round) or bids (in the case of an auction)?,
1.1.10d: Is the legislature required to ratify licenses/contracts?,
1.4.7b: Are there rules that determine the prices at which the SOE should sell its production?,
2.2.4a: Do rules require that an external body periodically audit the transfers of extractive resource revenues to subnational governments?
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Publisher Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation
Author Republic of Uganda Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development
Source or API link http://www.petroleum.go.ug/uploads/resources/12.Petroleum(EDP)Act2013_.pdf
Version 2017 Resource Governance Index
Maintainer Natural Resource Governance Institute
Maintainer Email Natural Resource Governance Institute