What you should know about Tanzania

Tanzania does not produce crude oil and has not experienced a recent commercial oil discovery. Tanzania typically consumes around 35,000 barrels per day of refined oil products, all of which are imported.

Tanzania Oil Infrastructure

EACOP will transport crude oil from Uganda’s oil fields to Tanga, Tanzania, a port on the Indian Ocean. The Uganda-Tanzania pipeline will be 1,443km long with the capacity of carrying 200,000 barrels per day and total cost of USD3. 55b.

Tanzania has already disbursed some $80 million (about Sh184 billion) as a part of its commitment in financing the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP

Apart from wealth in agriculture, forestry and wildlife land, Tanzania is also very rich in minerals such as gold, diamond, iron, coal, nickel, tanzanite, uranium and natural gas.

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