Uganda selects six firms, consortia to bid for refinery project

KAMPALA Mon Dec 16, 2013 11:44am EST

KAMPALA Dec 16 (Reuters) - Uganda has shortlisted six firms or consortia to bid to be the lead operator for a planned 60,000-barrels-per-day oil refinery, the Energy and Mineral Development Ministry said on Monday.

Among those selected to bid are a consortium led by Petrofac , one led by Marubeni Corp, another by Global Resources, China Petroleum Pipeline Bureau, SK Energy and one by Vitol.

"One of these firms/consortia will be selected during the first half of 2014 to lead the Uganda refinery project," the ministry said in a statement.

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