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Ethiopia, Eritrean leaders reopened the Oumhajir-Humera border crossing for trade and transport

The Oumhajir-Humera border crossing was reopened by Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki as this border crossing connects the two countries for trade and transport. Eritrea’s Afwerki and Ethiopia’s Ahmed, escorted with senior officials of the two East African countries, on Monday and witnessed the official reopening of the border crossing. According to Eritrea’s Minister of.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 9th January 2019

New Kenya Upstream Outlook Shows Increased Activity By New Players in 2019

The just newly released Kenya Upstream Outlook for the year 2019 shows that most of the new seismic and drilling activity will be by new explorers with the Lamu basin just like in 2018 witnessing most of the drilling. According to a review on work programmes by the various licensed explorers in Kenya OilNews Kenya estimates that the Lamu basin could see up to five wells drilled by among them: Octant Energy, Zarara Oil and Gas, Eni and Shell..... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 4th January 2019

Tanzania to come up with HydroPower plant

It has been announced that the hydropower plant preparations at Stiegler's Gorge in Tanzania are underway. This hydropower plant preparations are proposed for 2,100MW Rufiji hydropower plant.   This preparations will benefit the country as the project will have a gross output of 5,920GWh and also it is expected that the project will double the country's power generation capacity. This project is nearly of $307 million.   Mr. Medard.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 27th November 2018

Investment and Infrastructure development in EA OIL & GAS

The Head of East Africa oil & gas sector at Standard Bank, Mr. Maina Kigundu, said that "Foreign exchange burden of importing and distributing the refined oil and gas products will maintain balance of payment challenges while liberating much needed foreign exchange for more strategic human development." He also mentioned that there is an increase in foreign exchange that is required to meet the regions expanding need for oil and.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 24th November 2018

Tanzania Uganda mega project to drives growth

The construction of the 1,403-kilometre pipeline to transport crude oil from Hoima in Uganda to Tanga Port in Tanzania is expected to be completed by June 2020.  Tanzania’s President John Pombe Magufuli wants investors, the governments of Uganda and Tanzania to expedite the construction of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP). The President said that the pipeline should be constructed in the shortest time possible instead of.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 12th October 2018

Uganda and Tanzania Sign Gas Deal

 Uganda and Tanzania have signed an agreement for the construction of a natural gas pipeline.   The deal was signed at the end of a three-day Joint Permanent Commission Summit held in Kampala, led by Uganda's Minister for Energy Irene Muloni and Tanzania's Foreign Minister Augustine Mahiga.   The summit was preceded by a series of meetings that involved permanent secretaries and other senior officials.   The deal was a.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 27th August 2018

Tullow Oil to Resume Turkana Oil Operations

 Tullow Oil, British Oil Company will continue its oil and gas development activities in Turkana County, the Government has said.   A statement from the Ministry of Petroleum and Mining reveals that the government has reached an agreement with the company, and such includes addressing the grievances that stalled the transportation of the commodity to the coast.    It reads: “The Government has resolved to establish.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 8th August 2018

US $175bn Gas Project to Benefit Tanzania

 The US-led initiative to invest in gas-powered power plants in Africa will benefit Tanzania a lot.    Through the Roadmap, US companies will invest $175 billion in gas power projects in eight other African countries excluding Tanzania, namely Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Ghana, Senegal, Nigeria, Angola, Mozambique and South Africa.    The initiative is in its preliminary stages and it is not yet known which.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 28th July 2018

Tanzania- Liquefied Natural Gas To Boost Business in Tanzania

 TANZANIA is on the verge of what could very well be its biggest ever economic boom.   Investors around the globe will undoubtedly be keeping an eye on the project's progress, with a number of organizations ready to set up Tanzanian hubs once they've been assured of the country's ability in accommodating major business ventures.   The appetite is unquestionably there, the next crucial step is turning that eagerness into.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 16th July 2018

Tanzanian Welders to be trained by Veta for Hoima-Tanga Oil Pipeline

 Thanks to the training provided by the Vocational Education and Training Authority (Veta), the welders in Tanzania will be equipped with the international capacity to prepare for Hoima-Tanga oil pipeline jobs,    VETA Curriculum Development Specialist, Ms. Stella Ndimubenya said this when speaking to The Citizen at the Authority's pavilion during the 42 Dar es Salaam International Trade Fair.   She said this goes hand in.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 3rd July 2018

Natural Gas Plant Construction to Begin in 2022

 The Energy Minister said that the Actual construction of a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) plant in Tanzania will start in 2022. Dr. Medard Kalemani told the Parliament "We met the investors and everything is progressing well right now what is happening now is that the multinational firms are competing among themselves regarding which one should lead the project execution. By 2022, actual construction will start,"   Dr..... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 27th June 2018

A thousand Households to Get Natural Gas

Tanzania' s government said that it has 5 million USD set aside for providing natural gas to over 1,000 households for domestic use in the east African capital Dar es Salaam starting from next month.   The Minister for Energy, Medard Kalemani, said the program under phase one will take two years beginning July and will connect natural gas to households in Mbagala, Kigamboni, and Mkuranga areas.   Kalemani, speaking at the launch of.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 21st June 2018



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