Developing Local Capacities to Be World-Class Oil and Gas Professionals Specialists and Executive Leaders

An Open Letter To Young Professionals, Graduates and Students Who Are Looking For Career Development Opportunities In Oil and Gas In Tanzania and East Africa.

Back In November 2019, I met a petroleum engineering student at a career enhancement event organized by the society of petroleum engineers in Tanzania. The students asked my opinion on whether it is worth it to stick in the oil and gas industry right now or it is better to move into more stable fields. […]

Bridging the Leadership Gap In East African Oil and Gas

  To realize potential economic benefits from activities of discovering developing and producing oil and gas resources, the industry needs one important thing. A lot of competent and trained local people, With massive deepwater natural gas discoveries and upcoming exploration and production projects, developing local experience is the best way to drive industry growth and […]

Driving East Africa’s Oil and Gas Towards Industrial Development Through Increased Local Capacity Development

  The oil and price went significantly down since 2014. Industry analysts project the price will oscillate between $50 to $60 per barrel in 2020. Technically speaking, in this period when the oil price is selling at $50 per barrel, it is not only a challenge to attract direct foreign investment but there is also […]

The Making of Local People and Young People Who Will Lead the East African Oil and Gas Sector

By Hussein Boffu The East African oil and gas industry is endowed with huge deep-water natural gas resources. The Royal Dutch Shell (formerly BP) and Norwegian Equinor (previously Statoil) has found substantial offshore natural gas in southern Tanzania while Italian Eni and United States company, Anadarko, has discovered over 125 trillion cubic feet of natural […]

Taking Training and Development in Tanzania’s Oil and Gas Beyond the Conventional Way

  Investors’ interest in Tanzania’s oil and gas market is huge despite the oil price significantly went down in the global market. The main factor contributes to this is the attractive hydrocarbon prospectively. The massive natural gas discovered in offshore Tanzania is classed as “world-class”. It is a dry gas. In chemistry classes, It will be […]

East African Oil and Gas Sector Activity  Outlook 2020

As 2019 comes to a close, I thought I would take a moment to review some important developments which have happened in the East African oil and gas industry in 2019 and forecast future activities. So, let’s dive into the field operations. Liquefied Natural Gas(LNG) Developments In terms of announced project, Mozambique took the lead in […]

Is Mozambique the New Rising Star for Competitive and Expanded LNG Market?

Deep down, you know it’s true. When it comes to oil and gas developments, Mozambique is in the limelight. The country is in the forefront among other oil and gas regions in Africa. Several projects are moving ahead as expected. A recent substantial gas discovery in Mozambique has been followed by announcement of the final […]

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