Uganda begins oil drilling, hopes for production by 2025


              A Ugandan worker from China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL), a contractor for China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), walks on the drilling rig at the Kingfisher oil field on the shores of Lake Albert in the Kikuube district of western Uganda Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. Oil drilling began Tuesday at the Chinese-operated oil field and the East African country expects to start production by 2025, a government official said. (AP Photo/Hajarah Nalwadda)
            
              A Ugandan worker from China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL), a contractor for China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), inspects pipes on the drilling rig at the Kingfisher oil field on the shores of Lake Albert in the Kikuube district of western Uganda Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. Oil drilling began Tuesday at the Chinese-operated oil field and the East African country expects to start production by 2025, a government official said. (AP Photo/Hajarah Nalwadda)
            
              Workers from China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL), a contractor for China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), stand on the drilling rig at the Kingfisher oil field on the shores of Lake Albert in the Kikuube district of western Uganda Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. Oil drilling began Tuesday at the Chinese-operated oil field and the East African country expects to start production by 2025, a government official said. (AP Photo/Hajarah Nalwadda)
            
              Chinese workers from the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) stand in front of the drilling rig at the Kingfisher oil field on the shores of Lake Albert in the Kikuube district of western Uganda Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. Oil drilling began Tuesday at the Chinese-operated oil field and the East African country expects to start production by 2025, a government official said. (AP Photo/Hajarah Nalwadda)
            
              A Ugandan worker from China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL), a contractor for China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), descends stairs on the drilling rig at the Kingfisher oil field on the shores of Lake Albert in the Kikuube district of western Uganda Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. Oil drilling began Tuesday at the Chinese-operated oil field and the East African country expects to start production by 2025, a government official said. (AP Photo/Hajarah Nalwadda)
            
              Chinese workers from China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL), a contractor for China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), attend the inauguration of the start of drilling at the Kingfisher oil field on the shores of Lake Albert in the Kikuube district of western Uganda Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. Oil drilling began Tuesday at the Chinese-operated oil field and the East African country expects to start production by 2025, a government official said. (AP Photo/Hajarah Nalwadda)
            
              Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni, center, accompanied by workers from China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL) and the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), inaugurates the start of drilling at the Kingfisher oil field on the shores of Lake Albert in the Kikuube district of western Uganda Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. Oil drilling began Tuesday at the Chinese-operated oil field and the East African country expects to start production by 2025, a government official said. (AP Photo/Hajarah Nalwadda)
            
              The drilling rig of the Kingfisher oil field, operated by China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), is seen on the shores of Lake Albert in the Kikuube district of western Uganda Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. Oil drilling began Tuesday at the Chinese-operated oil field and the East African country expects to start production by 2025, a government official said. (AP Photo/Hajarah Nalwadda)
Uganda begins oil drilling, hopes for production by 2025