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The Institute of Petroleum Studies (IPSK)

New institute to improve oil, gas management skills
With the shortage of management skills evident in the oil and gas sector, particularly among indigenous companies, an institute has been established to help plug the skills shortage. According to the Private Sector Foundation Uganda, the establishment of the institute was long overdue given that the country is left with just a few years to start commercial oil production. The establishment of the Institute of Petroleum Studies in Kampala will, unlike previously, afford Ugandans the opportunity to study management courses without spending millions of dollars abroad. “Our courses take into account the Ugandan context,” Mr Patrick Ruharuza, the chief executive officer of the Institute of Petroleum Studies (IPSK) told Daily Monitor in an interview last week.  Read more