H.E. Samia Suluhu Hassan is the 10th Vice President of the United Republic of Tanzania who Assumed Office on 5th November 2015, under President Dr. John Pombe Magufuli. Previously, she was a Minister of State, Vice Presidents Office incharge of Union Affairs. In 2005-2010 she served as a Minister for Tourism, trade and Investment in Zanzibar and in 2000-2005 a Minister of Youth Employment, Women and Children Development in Zanzibar as well.
Abdulsamad Abdulrahim is a Tanzanian successful entrepreneur, patron, moderator and public speaker for various Oil & Gas Conferences. He serves as Director of Pietro Fiorentini Tanzania, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ocean Business Partners Tanzania Ltd, an indigenous multi-discipline consulting company in Tanzania and Founder & Vice Chairman of Association of Tanzania Oil & Gas Service Providers (ATOGS)
Highly respected, effective individual with high-distinguished record of ethical leadership, unblemished record and diversified experience in various industries. He possesses a Diploma in Hotel Management (Liverpool,UK), Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and International Economics (Manchester, UK), and completed Mini MBA in World Legal, Fiscal Systems & Contracts For Oil & Gas (London, UK)
Abdulsamad has exhibited an unrelenting passion for Tanzania as is evident in his activities. He brings people together by hosting public programs and private events featuring leaders and experts with diverse views on a wide range of global and regional topics through task forces, executive forums, luncheons, conferences, studies, and leadership dialogue.
The majority of Abdulsamad’s efforts involved strategic rationalization for international business development project and facilitated various business development projects such as $3.5 Billion Uganda-Tanzania Crude Pipeline, Power Plants worth over $700 million, number of energy and investment projects and facilitated number of partnership agreements.
Guy Maurice is a graduate of the Ecole Centrale, Lyon.
Guy joined the Group in 1983 as a Reservoir Engineer, initially in Paris, then China and later in Indonesia. In 1993, he was assigned to Total Austral, Buenos Aires, where he headed the Planning Department for three years before returning to Total E&P, Paris as Head of Pre-Projects.
From 1997 to 2001, he headed Total E&P’s Middle East Technical Division, in Abu Dhabi, in the UAE. Three years later, Guy was assigned to Venezuela as Director of the Sincor Upstream Project.
In 2004, he moved to Total E&P Congo as the affiliate’s Managing Director/Chief Executive, a position he occupied until September 2008 when he was assigned to Nigeria as Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Total E&P Nigeria and the Total Group representative in Nigeria.
On April 1st, 2014, Guy Maurice was appointed Senior Vice President Africa for E&P
On April 2nd, 2015 he was selected as member of the Group’s Performance Management Committee.
Mr. Rubondo is the Executive Director of the Petroleum Authority of Uganda. He was Commissioner for Uganda’s Petroleum Exploration and Production Department (PEPD) between 2008 – 2014 and Director for Petroleum in the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development between 2015–2016. He was appointed to lead Uganda’s newly created Petroleum Authority of Uganda in September 2016.
He chaired the working group, which coordinated the formulation of a draft National Oil and Gas Policy for Uganda, which was approved in 2008. He was also a key participant in the formulation of Uganda’s new petroleum laws, which were passed in 2013.
A member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologist (AAPG), the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and the Geological Society of Uganda.
He is a recipient of the Global Pacific Award for Distinguished Contribution to the African Oil and Gas Industry, 2007.
Mr. Rubondo completed an MSc in Petroleum Reservoir Geology at the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine in London in 1990.
Stakeholder overview of plans to progress the Uganda-Tanzania Pipeline project
Exploring solutions to barriers being faced? What practical steps will be taken to move the project forward?
What business opportunities will the project unveil for the energy sectors in Uganda and Tanzania?
How will the pipeline project opportunities be maximised for a greater impact the Tanzanian economy?
16:30 - 16:50
Networking Coffee Break
16:50 - 17:50
Session 5: Driving the Tanzania Gas Projects: From Exploration – Commercial Success
Peter Kasanda has a wealth of experience advising on projects in Africa. He currently manages the energy and infrastructure team of Clyde & Co's office in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Peter has successfully closed projects in the power, energy, infrastructure and telecoms sectors on the continent, acting for governments, lenders (both commercial and development finance institutions), consortia and project companies.
Prior to joining Clyde & Co he was in-house counsel at the African Development Bank having previously worked for an international law firm in London leading project finance transactions in emerging markets.