logo #CWCTOG 2–3 October 2019

Full Programme

2 - 3 October 2019

Day One



Registration & Networking Breakfast


Organiser Welcome Address


Tiago Marques - Vice President, Production - CWC Group LtdTiago MarquesVice President, ProductionCWC Group Ltd


Organiser Welcome Address


Hon. Abdulsamad Abdulrahim - Chief Executive Officer - Ocean Business PartnersHon. Abdulsamad AbdulrahimChief Executive OfficerOcean Business PartnersAg. ChairmanAssociation of Tanzania Oil & Gas Service Providers (ATOGS)


Government of Zanzibar Welcome Address


Hon. Salama Aboud Talib - Minister of Lands, Housing, Water & Energy - Revolutionary Government of ZanzibarHon. Salama Aboud TalibMinister of Lands, Housing, Water & EnergyRevolutionary Government of Zanzibar


Ministry of Investment Welcome Address


Hon. Angela Kairuki - Minister of State for Investment - Prime Minister’s Office Hon. Angela KairukiMinister of State for InvestmentPrime Minister’s Office


Government of Comoros Official Address: Collaboration Strategies in East Africa to Attract Investment to the Energy Sector


H.E. Houmed M’Saidié Ahmed - Minister of Economy, Investments & Energy, Economic Integration, Tourism & Crafts, Government Spokesperson - Union of ComorosH.E. Houmed M’Saidié AhmedMinister of Economy, Investments & Energy, Economic Integration, Tourism & Crafts, Government SpokespersonUnion of Comoros


Ministry of Energy Official Address: The Vision for Economic Development & Implementing Best Practices in Tanzania’s Oil & Gas Industry


Hon. Dr. Medard Kalemani - Minister of Energy - United Republic of TanzaniaHon. Dr. Medard KalemaniMinister of EnergyUnited Republic of Tanzania


Platinum Sponsors Welcome Addresses


Maarten Garvelink - Vice President, Commercial & New Business Development - Sub Saharan Africa - ShellMaarten GarvelinkVice President, Commercial & New Business Development - Sub Saharan AfricaShell
Dr. Mette Halvorsen Ottøy - Senior Vice President & Country Manager Tanzania - Equinor TanzaniaDr. Mette Halvorsen OttøySenior Vice President & Country Manager TanzaniaEquinor Tanzania
Dr. Rajen A. Kilachand - President & Chairman - DODSAL GroupDr. Rajen A. KilachandPresident & ChairmanDODSAL Group


Networking Coffee Break & Official Exhibition Tour


Session 1 – Latest Updates in Tanzania’s Projects & Global Markets Overview


MODERATOR: Ambassador Ombeni Sefue - African Peers Mechanism Review - African UnionMODERATOR: Ambassador Ombeni SefueAfrican Peers Mechanism ReviewAfrican Union
Adam Zuberi - Commissioner for Gas & Petroleum (CPG) - Ministry of EnergyAdam ZuberiCommissioner for Gas & Petroleum (CPG)Ministry of Energy
Dr. James Mataragio - Managing Director - Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC)Dr. James MataragioManaging DirectorTanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC)
Charles Sangweni - Acting Director General - Petroleum Upstream Regulatory Authority (PURA)Charles SangweniActing Director GeneralPetroleum Upstream Regulatory Authority (PURA)
Frederik Grootendorst - Managing Director & Country Chair - Shell TanzaniaFrederik GrootendorstManaging Director & Country ChairShell Tanzania
Sivert Vist - Project Director - EquinorSivert VistProject DirectorEquinor
Satish Metha -  - Dodsal GroupSatish MethaDodsal Group

  • Latest updates in Tanzania’s oil and gas industry: projects, timelines and next steps
  • An overview of the current oil and gas market dynamics: where is it heading?
  • Where do Tanzania’s projects fit in within the global context?
  • Strategic partnerships to enhance operational excellence and boost technology innovation

Spotlight Session: The Short Term Supply & Demand in Tanzania


Andy J. Hanna - Managing Director - PanAfrican Energy Tanzania LimitedAndy J. HannaManaging DirectorPanAfrican Energy Tanzania Limited
Bizimana Ntuyabaliwe - Deputy Managing Director - PanAfrican Energy Tanzania LimitedBizimana NtuyabaliweDeputy Managing DirectorPanAfrican Energy Tanzania Limited


Session 2 – Identifying the Opportunities Available in the Oil & Gas Projects Value Chain


MODERATOR: Hon. Sarah Cooke - British High Commissioner of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland - United Republic of TanzaniaMODERATOR: Hon. Sarah CookeBritish High Commissioner of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern IrelandUnited Republic of Tanzania
Dr. Hamisi Mwinyimvua - Permanent Secretary - Ministry of Energy, United Republic of TanzaniaDr. Hamisi MwinyimvuaPermanent SecretaryMinistry of Energy, United Republic of Tanzania
Salum Shamte - Chairman - Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF)Salum ShamteChairmanTanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF)
Ernest Rubondo - Executive Director - Petroleum Authority of UgandaErnest RubondoExecutive DirectorPetroleum Authority of Uganda
Geoffrey Mwambe - Executive Director - Tanzania Investment CentreGeoffrey MwambeExecutive DirectorTanzania Investment Centre
Eskil Jersing - Chief Executive Officer - Wentworth Resources PLCEskil JersingChief Executive OfficerWentworth Resources PLC

  • Latest developments and the opportunities ahead in the oil and gas business in the region
  • How to harness the current and potential future opportunities?
  • What needs to be implemented in order to boost future projects in Tanzania and the region
  • Which experiences and lessons can we learn from other projects? What knowledge and experiences can international companies bring to projects in Tanzania?
  • How will the future LNG projects look like? Lessons to be learned and pittfalls to avoid

Networking Lunch

Hosted By


Session 3 – INDUSTRY WORKSHOP: Implementing Best Practices in the Oil & Gas Sector


J. Jay Park QC - Managing Partner - Park Energy LawJ. Jay Park QCManaging PartnerPark Energy Law
Diwani Athuman - Director General - Tanzania Intelligence & Security ServicesDiwani AthumanDirector GeneralTanzania Intelligence & Security Services
Ambassador Mwanaidi Sinare Maajar - Advocate & Partner - ENS Africa TanzaniaAmbassador Mwanaidi Sinare MaajarAdvocate & PartnerENS Africa Tanzania

  • How to develop an optimal environment for business to flourish and government policy to be implemented
  • How to coordinate and maximise the Government’s strategies & the investments in the sector
  • Options to maximise the benefits from the oil and gas sector and ensure opportunities for Tanzania’s population
  • Strategies to comply with industry best practices: how can local and international companies adhere to the highest standards?
  • The importance of sound fiscal policies to ensure successful oil and gas projects
  • How to ensure a transparent and efficient hydrocarbon sector?

Session 4 – Local Content & CSR Development: Partnership Creation, Capacity Building & Environment Protection


MODERATOR: John Ulanga - Country Director - TradeMark East Africa, TanzaniaMODERATOR: John UlangaCountry DirectorTradeMark East Africa, Tanzania
Beng’i Issa - Executive Secretary - National Economic Empowerment Council (NEEC)Beng’i IssaExecutive SecretaryNational Economic Empowerment Council (NEEC)
Dr Eng. Samuel Gwamaka Mafwenga - Director General - National Environment Management Council (NEMC)Dr Eng. Samuel Gwamaka MafwengaDirector GeneralNational Environment Management Council (NEMC)
Martha Kamuzora - Principal Consultant Sustainability - Equinor Tanzania ASMartha KamuzoraPrincipal Consultant SustainabilityEquinor Tanzania AS

  • Collaboration strategies between international companies and the education sector to ensure Tanzanians acquire the right set of skills to work in the industry
  • How can national companies raise their standards in order to meet the international companies requirements?
  • What are operators and contractors doing in hiring Tanzania’s workforce and contract national goods and services?
  • What recruitment policies are in place to hire Tanzanians to work in the projects?
  • Which social investment initiatives and plans are companies implementing?
  • How is the government developing the environmental assessment and mitigation plans in the communities and areas surrounding the projects?
  • What are the current plans for community inclusion and awareness? Lessons from other countries

Networking Coffee Break


Session 5 – PANEL DISCUSSION: Enhancing SMEs Participation & the Role of Technology Transfer in the Value Chain


MODERATOR: Ivan Tarimo - Partner - Bankable Limited MODERATOR: Ivan TarimoPartnerBankable Limited
Khadija Mwenda - Acting Chief Executive - Ocupational and Safety Health Authority (OSHA) Khadija MwendaActing Chief ExecutiveOcupational and Safety Health Authority (OSHA)
Esther Mmbaga - Ag. Director of Local Content - National Economic Empowerment CouncilEsther MmbagaAg. Director of Local ContentNational Economic Empowerment Council
Restituta Gombo - Supply Chain Management - Equinor Tanzania ASRestituta GomboSupply Chain ManagementEquinor Tanzania AS

  • Raising capital and funding for local SMEs and Tanzanian companies: what are the options available?
  • How can the government and international companies create an environment for SMEs to prosper in the oil and gas projects in Tanzania?
  • Where are the current opportunities for local companies in the value chain?
  • Buying and hiring local: how can Tanzanians services have the opportunities for business in oil and gas?
  • How to meet international standards? What certifications are required to win projects and get contracts?
  • Creating technology and economic clusters: maximising the long term benefits of the projects
  • Promoting innovation incubators in Tanzania’s oil and gas industry: the role of start ups
  • Ensuring compliance in the oil and gas sector in Tanzania: promoting best practices
  • Technology solutions to ensure the projects are competitive and cost effective
  • Which other examples can Tanzania learn from? Which are the pitfalls to avoid?

End of Tanzania Oil & Gas Congress Day One


Cocktail Reception at the British High Commission, Dar es Salaam


Tanzania Oil & Gas Industry Awards

Day Two



Networking Breakfast


Keynote Address


H.E. Mohammed Sahoo AlSuwaidi - Managing Director - Dodsal Hydrocarbons (Exploration & Production)H.E. Mohammed Sahoo AlSuwaidiManaging DirectorDodsal Hydrocarbons (Exploration & Production)


Keynote Address


Dr. Adelardus Kilangi - Attorney General - United Republic of TanzaniaDr. Adelardus KilangiAttorney GeneralUnited Republic of Tanzania


Session 6 – Industry Collaboration for Successful Oil & Gas Projects


MODERATOR: Asha – Sabrina Ayub - Partner - BowmansMODERATOR: Asha – Sabrina AyubPartnerBowmans
Omar Mithá - CEO - ENH Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos,EP), MozambiqueOmar MitháCEOENH Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos,EP), Mozambique
Francis Twinamatsiko - Member of the Board of Directors  - Uganda National Oil Company LimitedFrancis TwinamatsikoMember of the Board of Directors Uganda National Oil Company Limited
Nick Nesbitt - Chairman - East Africa Business Council (EABC)Nick NesbittChairmanEast Africa Business Council (EABC)
Wapu Sonk - Managing Director - Kumul Petroleum Holdings Ltd Papua New GuineaWapu SonkManaging DirectorKumul Petroleum Holdings Ltd Papua New Guinea
Karim Ayed - CEO - Industrial Maintenance International (IMI)Karim AyedCEOIndustrial Maintenance International (IMI)

  • Opportunities for collaboration and local content development across the region
  • Tanzania as a regional hub for power and energy distribution
  • Future partnerships in sharing facilities for the oil and gas projects in the region
  • Reviewing the infrastructure development opportunities in Tanzania
  • The EACOP project strategic importance to the economic development of the region
  • How can the planned infrastructure enhance project efficiencies in Tanzania
  • Linking the oil and gas facilities with the roads and rail networks necessary to move goods and services to these areas

Networking Coffee Break


Session 7 – Gas Monetization Options for Economic Diversification in Tanzania


MODERATOR: Dr. Adelhem Meru - Managing Director - Victoria Investment & Industrial Consulting MODERATOR: Dr. Adelhem MeruManaging DirectorVictoria Investment & Industrial Consulting
Eng. Norbert A. Kahyoza - Zonal Manager – Central - Energy & Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA)Eng. Norbert A. KahyozaZonal Manager – CentralEnergy & Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA)
Dr. Titto Mwinuka - Managing Director - TANESCODr. Titto MwinukaManaging DirectorTANESCO
Eng. Joyce Kisamo - Assistant Commissioner for Petroleum Development - Ministry of EnergyEng. Joyce KisamoAssistant Commissioner for Petroleum DevelopmentMinistry of Energy
Godfrey Zambi - Regional Commissioner - Lindi RegionGodfrey ZambiRegional CommissionerLindi Region

  • How is Tanzania intending to implement a strategy of economic diversification?
  • What is the role of Tanzania’s oil and gas sector towards diversification
  • What are the strategic current projects
    • Stiegler’s Gorge Hydroelectric Power Station
    • Gas to Power Projects
    • Wind and Solar Projects
    • Natural Gas Distribution Network
    • Fertilizer Project and usage in the agrobusiness
  • The options to develop the downstream sector: priorities, timeframe and investment opportunities
  • How to diversify the economy by maximizing the potential of hydrocarbons in the downstream sector
  • Using gas to power Tanzania’s industrialization: using power to enlarge diversification and boost economic development
  • What impact does the application of digital technologies have in diversifying the economy?

Networking Lunch


Session 8 – PANEL DISCUSSION: Financing Tanzania Oil & Gas Project’s Infrastructure & Future Expansion


KEYNOTE ADDRESS:  Professor Florens Luoga - Governor - Bank of Tanzania (BoT)KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Professor Florens LuogaGovernorBank of Tanzania (BoT)
MODERATOR: Gilead Teri - Program Lead, Tanzania Investment Climate - The World Bank GroupMODERATOR: Gilead TeriProgram Lead, Tanzania Investment ClimateThe World Bank Group
Eng. Deusdedit C.V Kakoko - Director General - Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA)Eng. Deusdedit C.V KakokoDirector GeneralTanzania Ports Authority (TPA)
Elias Ngunangwa - Sector Head Oil & Gas - Stanbic BankElias NgunangwaSector Head Oil & GasStanbic Bank
Aziz Tchacha - Treasurer - NMBAziz TchachaTreasurerNMB
Asha-Sabrina Auyb - Partner - BowmansAsha-Sabrina AuybPartnerBowmans

  • The development of infrastructure to support and expand the energy sector
  • How to finance the projects and the surrounding infrastructure: what mechanisms are in place?
  • What is the infrastructure projects outlook: timelines, options and opportunities
  • Opportunities for local businesses in the development of infrastructure and the supporting services
  • How to finance the expansion and development of the oil and gas sector in Tanzania



Networking Coffee Break


Session 9 – NEW Women in Energy Forum: Developing Female Economic Empowerment in the Oil & Gas Industry


KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Hon. Ummy Mwalimu - Minister of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly & Children - United Republic of TanzaniaKEYNOTE ADDRESS: Hon. Ummy MwalimuMinister of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly & ChildrenUnited Republic of Tanzania
MODERATOR: Miranda Naiman - Founder & Managing Director - Empower LimitedMODERATOR: Miranda NaimanFounder & Managing DirectorEmpower Limited
Venosa Ngowi - Director of Upstream - Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC)Venosa NgowiDirector of UpstreamTanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC)
Fatuma Kange - Vice Chair - Tanzania Women Chambers of CommerceFatuma KangeVice ChairTanzania Women Chambers of Commerce
Dr. Blandina Kilama - Senior Researcher - REPOADr. Blandina KilamaSenior ResearcherREPOA
Jacquiline Mengi - Managing Director - Amorette LimitedJacquiline MengiManaging DirectorAmorette Limited

  • How to ensure women economic empowerment and a more balanced oil and gas industry
  • What are the main challenges women face in progressing their career?
  • Collaboration strategies to empower women and develop their role in the energy sector
  • How can Tanzanian women nurture and coach others and instill progress in the industry
  • Building women’s capacity and skills: the role of international companies and universities
  • Which policies international companies have in place to empower women in their own organisations? What is being done in Tanzania at this level?



Session 10 – Congress Conclusions & Key Takeaways


MODERATOR: Col. (Retd.) Joseph Leon Simbakalia - Director General - Tanzania Export Processing Zones Authority (EPZA)MODERATOR: Col. (Retd.) Joseph Leon SimbakaliaDirector GeneralTanzania Export Processing Zones Authority (EPZA)
Hon. Dr. Medard Kalemani - Minister of Energy - United Republic of TanzaniaHon. Dr. Medard KalemaniMinister of EnergyUnited Republic of Tanzania
Dr. James Mataragio - Managing Director - Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC)Dr. James MataragioManaging DirectorTanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC)

  • Tanzania Oil & Gas Congress closing conclusions
  • What are the Congress’s outcomes & key takeaways
  • What can we expect from the Oil & Gas developments In the next 12 months?

End of Tanzania Oil & Gas Congress 2019

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