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22.08.2014 Tanzania Establishes Geothermal Company

East Africa has another geothermal development company as the Tanzania Geothermal Development Co. (TDGC) has officially kicked off operations. The newly established firm, a subsidiary of the utility Tanzania Electric Supply Co.

19.06.2014 Statoil makes another high-impact gas discovery offshore Tanzania

The discovery in the Piri prospect is Statoil and co-venturer ExxonMobil’s sixth discovery and the fifth high-impact discovery in Block 2 offshore Tanzania.

01.04.2014 Ophir sells blocks in Tanzania to rival Pavillion

Ophir Energy and Pavillion, involved in oil and gas exploration in Tanzania have finally concluded a deal worth millions of dollars that will see Pavilion acquiring a 20% stake in Ophir Energy, East African Business Week reported on March 31.

04.03.2014 Norway’s Statoil tests reservoir in Tanzania Block 2

Statoil and co-venturer ExxonMobil on March 3 announced the results from their first drill stem test in the Tanzania Block 2 offshore discoveries.

03.02.2014 Russia’s Gazprom interested in Tanzania projects

Russian gas export monopoly Gazprom is interested in projects in Tanzanian offshore and inland areas, including Lake Tanganyika, goes a report of the subsidiary Gazprom International, Itar-Tass reported on February 1.

21.01.2014 Inchcape Shipping Services gets Tanzanian gas pipeline logistics contract

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has secured a significant offshore logistics services project in Tanzania from China Petroleum Pipeline Bureau (CPPB) and Anglo Eastern Ship Management, ISS’s press service said on January 20.

11.12.2013 Tanzania to Become Natural Gas Powerhouse

British energy company BG Group said on December 10 it estimated there are 15 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in its reserve basins off the Tanzanian coast, UPI has reported.

09.12.2013 Statoil, ExxonMobil Make Natural Gas Discovery offshore Tanzania

Statoil and co-venturer ExxonMobil on December 6 announced a discovery in Block 2 offshore Tanzania.

07.11.2013 Potential Oil Wealth Brings Challenges for Kenya

While about 12 trillion cubic feet (tcf) of gas has been found in Tanzania, the waters off Mozambique have proved even more fruitful, with an estimated 60 tcf in potential resources, Abu Dhabi newspaper The National reported on November 6.

05.11.2013 Tanzania Comes up with New Production Terms

Tanzania has introduced new production sharing agreement (PSA) terms that experts said toughen some of the conditions for energy firms seeking to explore and develop the east African nation's big gas prospects, Reuters reported on November 4.