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Uganda expects first oil production to be delayed to 2022: minister

Reuters  |  NEW DELHI 

By Nidhi Verma and Promit MukherjeeNEW DELHI (Reuters) - Uganda expects to begin producing oil in 2022, its energy minister Irene Muloni said on Wednesday, indicating a slight delay from the east African country's revised target of 2021.Uganda discovered crude reserves more than 10 years ago but production has been repeatedly delayed by disagreements with field operators over taxes and development strategy.A lack of infrastructure such as a transportation pipeline and a refining facility have also held up output."Production we are now looking at by 2022, our first production, from Kingfisher ...

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First Published: Wed, February 13 2019. 19:13 IST