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Uganda International Oil & Gas Summit 2022 

24-25 September 2024

Ministry of Energy and Ministry of Finance


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Lyoidah Kiconco

Dr Lyoidah Kiconco

Head of Exploration and New Ventures , Uganda National Oil Company Limited

Dr. Kiconco is petroleum geoscientist with over 22 years of professional experience in the oil and gas, education and natural resources sectors. Currently works as the Head of Exploration and New Ventures at the Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC).  Formerly worked with the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development and Slb where she held technical, leadership, management, and advisory roles. 

Her areas of expertise include geoscience data acquisition, processing and analysis, prospect and play assessment, assessment of petroleum potential of new acreages, modelling of petroleum reservoirs, oil and gas resource estimation, appraisal of oil and gas fields, field development planning, management of petroleum operations, business development and management, marketing and sales among others.

She holds Doctorate (Leadership and Strategic Management), MBA, Project Management Professional (PMP), MSc. Petroleum Geology, MSc. Water Resources Management (Hydrogeology), BSc. Geology & Chemistry, Dip. Management of Petroleum Operations and several professional certifications.


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    RT. Hon Gen. Moses Ali
    First Deputy Prime Minister and Deputy Leader of Government Business