Minister of energy and mineral development Irene Muloni on 8 May launched Uganda’s second licensing round offering five blocks of relinquished acreage in the Albertine Graben. Two of the blocks, Turaco and Ngaji, were offered in the first round in 2015.Speaking at the East African Petroleum Conference in Mombasa, Muloni said the bidding process would start with a request for qualification process, inviting interested companies to submit applications within the next six months.