Upon completion, the facility will house tank farms and facilities for the storage and handling of petroleum products, including automotive gas oil, diesel, premium motor spirit, aviation fuel, liquified petroleum gas, heavy fuel oil and lubricants. The facility will also be equipped for the possible blending of petroleum fuels with both ethanol and biodiesel.
The KST will in addition:
- act as a strategic facility and hold part of the national strategic reserves;
- hold fuel on a commercial basis for distribution within central Uganda, and for transit to other regions of Uganda;
- act as a receiving terminal for import products through Kenya and Tanzania and transmit same to parts of Uganda, Rwanda and Eastern DRC; and
- serve as receiving terminal for planned refined-products pipelines from within Uganda as well as Kenya.
The deadline for submission of EOIs is 10h00 East African Time on Tuesday, 9 April 2019. Interested parties can access the full terms of reference here. For any assistance, please email Sthembile Shamase of our Oil and Gas team.