logo #CWCTOG 2–3 October 2019

Programme Day One

2nd October 2019



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 - Director - Ocean Business PartnersHon. Abdulsamad AbdulrahimDirectorOcean 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


Official Address by the Tanzania Oil & Gas Congress Guest Of Honour


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 – 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)
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
  • 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 Lunch

Hosted By


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
Ernest Rubondo - Executive Director - Petroleum Authority of UgandaErnest RubondoExecutive DirectorPetroleum Authority of Uganda
Salum Shamte - Chairman - Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF)Salum ShamteChairmanTanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF)
Geoffrey Mwambe - Executive Director - Tanzania Investment CentreGeoffrey MwambeExecutive DirectorTanzania Investment Centre
Satish Meka - Director - Operations - Dodsal GroupSatish MekaDirector - OperationsDodsal Group
Eskil Jersing - Chief Executive Officer - Wentworth Resources PLCEskil JersingChief Executive OfficerWentworth Resources PLC
John Schepis -  Global Director Resource Infrastructure - AdvisianJohn Schepis Global Director Resource InfrastructureAdvisian
Rod Branson - Executive Consultant, Capital Projects Advisory - AdvisianRod BransonExecutive Consultant, Capital Projects AdvisoryAdvisian

  • 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

Session 3 – Keynote Address: Implementing Best Practices in the Oil & Gas Sector


Professor Adelardus Kilangi - Attorney General - United Republic of TanzaniaProfessor Adelardus KilangiAttorney GeneralUnited Republic of 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

Networking Coffee Break


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
Godfrey Zambi - Regional Commissioner - Lindi RegionGodfrey ZambiRegional CommissionerLindi Region
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
Hisham Hendi - Managing Director - VODACOMHisham HendiManaging DirectorVODACOM

  • 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

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
Rosa Munguambe - Local Content Officer - ENH MozambiqueRosa MunguambeLocal Content OfficerENH Mozambique

  • 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?

Tanzania Oil & Gas Industry Awards


End of Tanzania Oil & Gas Congress Day One


Drinks Reception at the British High Commission, Dar es Salaam

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