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Tanzania waits on bids for pipeline to Uganda

Tanzania is hoping to export gas by pipeline to its landlocked neighbour by 2022 Tanzania is hoping to export gas by pipeline to its landlocked neighbour by 2022.
By Leigh Elston 21 August 2018 Middle East & Africa / Exploration & Production 0 32227
Work on the Mtwara to Dar es Salaam pipeline project. (Wentworth Resources)

Consultants will this week submit bids to Tanzania Petroleum Development Corp. (TPDC) to conduct a feasibility study on a gas pipeline running from Dar es Salaam to landlocked Uganda.

TPDC is looking for guidance on the optimal route for the pipeline – which it wants to run across eight local regions, passing through Tanga, a port on the Indian Ocean, and Mwanza, a port on Lake Victoria – as well as an assessment of potential demand centres along the route.

Godbless Robiam, an investment manager at TPDC,...