Browsing: Tanzania Oil and Gas

According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (ICUN), natural gas economy governance commands the norms, institutions and processes that determine how power and responsibilities over natural resources are exercised, how decisions impact the constituents of the region and how citizens (in this case people in Mtwara and the rest of Tanzania), women, men, indigenous peoples, and local communities, participate and benefit from the management of natural resources.

Tanzania has only explored a small fraction of the natural gas reserves (0.5 TCF out of 57.74TCF), and in order to explore further socio-economic and political affairs ought to be aligned perfectly to ensure that the production of natural gas comes with blessings and not a curse, as manifested in some African nations.

A Tanzanian policy research think tank—Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF)—converged with local government authority officials, to discuss how governance gaps in planning and management of the natural …

Tanzania Oman MoU signing

The two sides expressed their satisfaction with the role played by the Oman Investment Authority (OIA) through existing projects in Tanzania and the part of the Ministry of Heritage and Tourism through the restoration of historical and archaeological sites in Zanzibar and the advanced stages that these works have reached.

Sayyid Badr forecasts trade exchange between the two countries will increase, especially after Oman and Tanzania signed several memoranda of understanding today, in addition to existing agreements between Oman Investment Authority (OIA) and the concerned Tanzanian authority.

He added that the two countries would later sign MoUs in various economic, investment, energy and tourism fields with a work programme set for those agreements (Oman News Agency).…

The minister for Energy, January Makamba, noted before the President of Tanzania Samia Suluhu Hassan that Tanzania could be holding nearly 60 trillion cubic feet (TCF) of gas deposits.

This amount stands to transform the energy sector and put a dent in the economy as the nation becomes a competitive actor within the regional and global markets.

However, the minister revealed that the government of Tanzania is taking natural gas exploration to the next level.…

Uganda Tanzania agreement for EACOP
  • The EACOP is one of the biggest oil project in Uganda
  • The total investment has reached $10 billion
  • Uganda will pay Tanzania $ 12.20 per barrel transported through the pipe

The East African Crude Oil Pipeline project has again reached another height as the two partnering nations, Tanzania and Uganda, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in defence and security for the ambitious and controversial EACOP project.

The signing was penned on Friday last week at the climax of a three-day Inter-governmental Security Committee Meeting held in Kampala, Uganda.

The MoU was signed on behalf of the two nations by Uganda’s Minister of Defence and Veteran Affairs Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja and his Tanzanian counterpart, Minister of Defence and National Service Dr Stergomena Tax.

According to the Ugandan minister, the MoU was an important matter to be concluded, as highlighted by the two partner nations, President Samia Suluhu Hassan

The quarterly economic bulletin published by Bank of Tanzania (BoT) has provided promising prospects for Tanzania’s fast-growing economy.  

The Q2 report for the period ending June 2020 recorded satisfactory performance ifew sectors despite the coronavirus grip. 

In the reporting period, real gross domestic product grew by 5.7 per cent which is slower than 6.3 per cent in the corresponding quarter in 2019.  In the same period, Tanzania attained a lower-middle-income status as categorized by the World Bank. 

According to the central bank’s bulletin, construction, agriculture, transport and storage, mining and quarrying sectors all together were accountable for the 60 per cent mark on growth. 

As Tanzania keeps its mast strong amid fears of the virus, the BoT bulletin depicts inflation was sustained, while monetary policies and enhanced liquidity were responsible for cushioning the financial sector from COVID-19

Stanbic Bank Tanzania has announced their support for the third Tanzania Oil and Gas Congress that will take place in Dar es Salaam between the 2nd and 3rd October, 2019 at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Center (JNICC).

“It’s an honour to participate and attend the congress as a panellist, Stanbic Bank is excited to be part of conversations that will further the oil and gas sector and the development of Tanzania’s economy”, said the bank’s Head of Oil and Gas, Mr. Elias Ngunangwa.”

Stanbic Bank Tanzania has vast knowledge, expertise and experience in advising and arranging capital for projects in the sector. “We believe that financial institutions have an important role in facilitating investment in sectors such as oil and gas to promote industrialization and economic growth. We are committed to being a key player in supporting the government and stakeholders to utilize the resource effectively,” he added.

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