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#170 Oil and Gas in Uganda with Benita Bageire


Today’s guest is from a country that many people probably know little about. Uganda, situated on the African continent, was one of Africa’s first countries to have a female vice president, is one of only a few countries in the world which has a ministry dedicated solely to women’s issues, and as recently as 2006, found oil. Today’s guest, Benita Bageire, has tapped into the huge potential of this discovery. Despite her lack of formal education in relation to the oil and gas industry, and old-fashioned practices which present a major challenge to women looking to acquire commercial funding, Benita founded Albertine Oil and Gas Services in 2016 and received the Upstream Oil and Gas Women of the Year Award in 2019. In this episode, you’ll hear more about what makes Uganda such a wonderful place, what the country’s oil and gas industry currently looks like, and its big plans for the future!


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Lydia Di Liello

Capital Pricing Consultants increases clients’ profitability through strategy monetization, operational, and tactical solutions.

Lydia M Di Liello, CEO and founder (with more than 25 years of business leadership, supply chain and global pricing expertise) delivers exceptional results through Strategy, Process, and Technology. Leveraging a career at General Motors and b to b manufacturing in Supply Chain and Pricing management, client profitability typically increases from 15%-300% in as little as six months. Client engagements range from global Fortune 500 to smaller privately held firms.

Starting with strategic overview through actionable specific directives, clients achieve significant profit increases. Executing widely respected trademarked methodology including Discovery, Assessment, and Recommendations, D.A.R. Ô delivers a comprehensive roadmap for clients’ corporate strategic goals through operational impact achieving strategy realization.

Lydia is a well-know and widely respected speaker leading executive forums, conferences, and workshops worldwide; she is published frequently in trade and professional journals. With an MBA from Youngstown State University Di Liello is repeatedly requested at corporate retreats and is a member of the Professional Pricing Society Board of Advisors.

Recently published In Manufacturing Today June 2021 https://manufacturing-today.com/news/seamless-connections/

Di Liello was just named as the only pricing consultant with the prestigious 2020 PROS to KNOW award for the second year in a row from Supply and Demand Chain Executive on March 17, 2021

Company Philosophy: Success starts with open and clear communication through every step of the client engagement process. Valuing clients’ time and commitment, Capital Pricing Consultants are dedicated to efficiency and demonstrable efficacy. Di Liello cultivates long-term relationships built one successful project at a time.


Benita Bageire

Winner of the Judges Award in Kenya in 2018, nominated for the Upstream Woman of the Year Award at the 2018 Upstream Oil & Gas Awards and won it in 2019, Benita continuously encourages women to participate and grow in East Africa’s various business sectors. She has over twenty-five years of marketing and business development experience from energy, telecom, and fast moving consumer goods sectors. Benita is the founder and Managing Director of Albertine Oil and Gas in Uganda and a subsidiary in Kenya, consults for companies coming into the East African market, as well as for agriculture, infrastructure projects and the natural resources sector. She was born in Uganda, educated in Kenya, UK, and France.

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