The 2nd Uganda Mining, Energy and Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition scheduled to take place from 20-21 May 2015 at the Serena Hotel is postponed until further notice. For additional information please contact

Industry news:

The Government of Uganda will open a new licensing round at the end of 2015. Up to 6 blocks, covering 2,982 square kilometres, will be launched in the Albertine Graven area, maintaining itself, as Sub-Saharan Africa’s third largest reserve. This encouraging news will boost the Oil & Gas investment scenario in Uganda. Source


An Overview

UMEC 2015 (2nd edition Uganda Mining and Energy Conference and Exhibition) is a turnkey event focusing on the Republic of Uganda’s mining, energy and petroleum potential. UMEC will feature two days conference, with presentation sessions and round table discussions, as well as a trade exhibition. The event is organised by the Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development, Republic of Uganda, in association with AME Trade Ltd.

UMEC 2015 will be attended by the full spectrum of partners involved in Uganda’s energy, minerals and oil and gas industries, including the public and private sector, as well as development partners and multilateral organisations.

The 1st edition of the event, UMEC 2013, created a platform to deliberate extensively on issues concerning Uganda’s resources. It featured over 220 delegates, 32 exhibiting companies and over 40 presentations were delivered. The event was held under the High Patronage of Her Excellency Irene Muloni, Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Republic of Uganda.