Tanzania LNG resettlement may start by December

The East African country may start moving people from the proposed LNG plant site before the end of the year, analysts say The East African country may start moving people from the proposed LNG plant site before the end of the year, analysts say.
By Ian Nkala 2 August 2017 0 27026
A drillship off the coast of Tanzania. (Ophir Energy)

Tanzania will spend TZS 13 billion ($5 million) over the next 12 months on compensation for families who will be displaced by the country’s first LNG export facility.

Simon Zabron, a petroleum geologist at Tanzania Petroleum Development Corp., (TPDC) told Interfax Natural Gas Daily that the resettlement of around 450 families could begin before December after a number of studies – including an environmental impact assessment and a resettlement action plan – have been carried out. “Other required international standards will be facilitated by IOCs,” in...

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