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East Africa: Uganda, Tanzania to Become Oil Economies

Tanzania and Uganda are gearing up to become the region's oil economies with the latter signing a mega oil pipeline deal to transport Uganda's oil to its port of Dar es Salaam. The East African Community (EAC) is one of the fastest-growing economic blocs in the World. The pre-Covid-19 period saw the Economic Commission for Africa note that East Africa was actually the fastest growing economy compared to other regions on the.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 21st April 2022

Rich Lamu Oil Prospects Fuel Kenya's Economic Plans Dreams

Kenya is just weeks away from announcing the discovery of new oil resources in the Lamu basin, bigger than what was found a decade ago in Turkana, in what could be a turning point for the country’s dreams of reaping petrodollars. Italian oil exploration company Eni — in partnership with France-based oil and gas company TotalEnergies and Qatar’s state-owned oil and gas firm Qatar Energy is racing to conclude a 5 kilometre exploratory.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 17th March 2022

Tanzania: Oil, Gas Sector Attracts UAE Investors

TANZANIA'S participation in the Dubai Expo 2020 has paid off as the country has attracted a number of international companies that have shown interest to invest in the oil and gas sector. Some of the areas that have attracted foreign companies include supply of natural gas, construction of the Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) stations, and construction of pipelines as well as participation in the oil and gas exploration. The Tanzania.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 17th March 2022

Tanzania Disburses $80m for EA Oil Deal Shareholding

Tanzania has already disbursed some $80 million (about Sh184 billion) as a part of its commitment in financing the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP), The Citizen has learnt. The director general of the Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC), Mr James Mataragio, said the parastatal oil company would have to pay a total of $308 million (about Sh708.4 billion) in the construction period covering the next 3 years. The.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 24th February 2022

Tanzania LNG Project Talks Drag On

Tanzania is moving cautiously in its lucrative natural gas deals with no end in sight of the Host Government Agreement (HGA) negotiations, which resumed recently but are set to take longer than expected. Fresh discussions on the HGA over the multibillion-dollar project are being held in Arusha, northern Tanzania, after the negotiating teams finalised preliminary talks in November 2021. After being in limbo for nearly 2 years,.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 17th February 2022

Kenya to Double Oil Handling Capacity with New Kipevu Terminal

Kenya will double capacity of handling transit petroleum products starting this month from the current 35,000 tonnes as the Sh40 billion new Kipevu Oil Terminal in Mombasa is complete. President Uhuru Kenyatta is scheduled to inspect the facility accompanied by Chinese State Councilor and minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi and to conduct a dry run test. The new oil terminal, which is financed by Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) and.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 21st January 2022

Chinese-Built Oil Terminal at Kenyan Mombasa Port to Be Complete in July

The Chinese-built oil terminal at Kenya's Mombasa port is expected to be operational in July this year, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on 6th January 2022. The construction of the 770-meter long offshore jetty, currently at 96% completion, was wholly funded by the Kenya Ports Authority and implemented by China Communications Construction Co., the presidential office said in a statement. The new jetty, the largest of its kind in.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 21st January 2022

Kipevu Oil Terminal Project Timeline and all You Need to Know

Kipevu Oil Terminal (KOT) Project is a modern terminal being developed by Kenya Ports Authority in Mombasa, Coast, Kenya. The project's contractors include China Road and Bridge Corporation (EPC) and CCCC Fourth Harbor Engineering Co Ltd. The scheme's scope include 12.3 million cubic metres dredging work, the hydraulic wharf, the submarine and onshore oil pipeline processing and installation. The scheme was designed to greatly alleviate the.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 7th January 2022

Museveni Heads to Tanzania for Oil Pipeline Discussion

President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda is scheduled to visit Tanzania this weekend for an oil and gas conference and bilateral discussions with Tanzanian counterpart Samia Suluhu Hassan.According to aides, President Museveni will deliver a keynote speech at a private-sector-organized conference on the 1,445-kilometer East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project's potential.President Museveni's deputy press secretary, Farouk Kirunda, said that.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 9th December 2021

Kenya's New Sh40bn Oil Terminal Nears Completion

Kenya will quadruple its capacity to handle transit petroleum products to Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi when the new Kipevu Oil Terminal in Mombasa is completed in January 2022, up from 35,000 tonnes now.The new terminal, which cost $385 million, can handle up to four vessels at once, whereas the old terminal could only handle one.The port is projected to lower the cost of petroleum products by lowering demurrage, or the extra time required to.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 8th December 2021

Tanzania Is Attempting To Expedite Clearance of a $30 Billion LNG Project as Crucial Talks Begin

Tanzania, Shell, and Equinor have began discussions on a major host government agreement (HGA) for a $30 billion liquefied natural gas project.Hundreds of billions of barrels of oil will be transported from Uganda to Tanzania's Tanga port.Under the late President John Magufuli's government, the Tanzania LNG project floundered.Since becoming president, Samia Hassan has made it clear that she wants to accelerate the transition to first gas as.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 11th November 2021

Kenya Plans to Switch Oil Plants to Lng as Part 0f a Climate-Friendly Grid Initiative

Kenya wants to remove or convert heavy fuel oil-fired power facilities to liquefied natural gas by 2030 as part of its transition to a climate-friendly electricity infrastructure.According to Isaac Kiva, renewable energy secretary at the Energy Ministry, the state-owned Kenya Electricity Generating Co., or KenGen, is conducting a feasibility assessment on reconfiguring the thermal power facilities that now account for roughly 7% of the system.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 10th November 2021



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