Minister of Energy to outline investment opportunities in Tanzania’s oil and gas industry

MG 0025Medard Kalemani, minister of energy, United Republic of Tanzania, will outline the strategies to boost Tanzania’s industrialisation powered by oil and gas and highlight the investment opportunities the latest project developments will bring to the country at the third Tanzania Oil & Gas Congress

The congress is set to take place from 2 -3 October at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre.

Along with the Ministry of Energy, TPDC, PURA, EWURA, NEEC and several other major governments and industry stakeholders have also announced their support and collaboration in the upcoming congress, organised by the CWC Group with Ocean Business Partners as the local partner.

The Conference will explore the strategic importance of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) that will provide a number of opportunities in the oil value chain and associated sectors, as well as the latest developments of its gas projects, as Tanzania strives to become a major East African gas exporter, in a bid to drive forwards industrialisation, economic development and local content opportunities. Download the full programme here:

The congress will showcase the opportunities for investment and focus on the creation of partnerships between local and international companies by gathering together all the major government and industry stakeholders.

The congress will address the following important topics:

-Projects and Global Markets: latest updates and opportunities

-Panel discussion: Identifying the opportunities available in the oil and gas projects value chain

-Spotlight Session: The short term supply and demand in Tanzania

-Implementing best practices in the oil and gas sector

-Panel discussion: local content and CSR development ensuring sustainable development in Tanzania’s oil and gas projects

-Enhancing SMEs participation: the role of technology transfer in the value chain -Government and industry collaboration to move projects forward

-Project spotlight: East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) – the pipeline’s strategic importance to Tanzania and the region

Notable speakers to include:

-Dr Medard Kalemani, minister of energy, United Republic of Tanzania

- Salama Aboud Talib, minister of lands, housing, water, energy and environment, Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar

-Angela Kairuki, minister of state for investment, Prime Minister’s Office, United Republic of Tanzania

-Dr Hamisi Mwinyiamvua, permanent secretary, Ministry of Energy

-Houmed M’Saidie Ahmed, minister of economy, investments and energy, economic integration, tourism and crafts, government spokesperson, Federal Islamic Republic of Comoros

-Dr James Mataragio, managing director, Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC)

-Charles Sangweni, acting director-general, Petroleum Upstream Regulatory Authority (PURA)-

Norbert A. Kahyoza, zonal manager-central, Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA)

-Ernest Rubondo, executive director, Petroleum Authority of Uganda

-Maarten Garvelink, vice-president, Commercial and New Business Development - Sub Saharan Africa and Europe, Shell

-Salum Shamte, chairman, Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF)

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