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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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Peninah Aheebwa

Mrs Peninah Aheebwa

Director Technical Support Services, Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Ms. Peninah Aheebwa is the Director for Technical Support Services at the Petroleum Authority of Uganda. In this portfolio, she is responsible for Economic and Financial Analysis, Cost management and National Content. She is, therefore, responsible for ensuring cost efficient operations, economic feasibility of the projects and promoting participation of Ugandans in the sector.

Ms. Aheebwa has experience in the economics, commercial and policy aspects of the oil and gas sector in Uganda. Peninah has contributed to the negotiation of the production licenses, PSAs, the commercialization plans for the country's oil and gas resources and the formulation of the country's legal and regulatory framework.

She holds a Master of Science degree in Energy Studies specialising in Oil and Gas Economics from the University of Dundee UK and worked with the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development in different capacities from 2002 to 2017 before joining the Petroleum Authority of Uganda.



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    RT. Hon Gen. Moses Ali
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