Tanzania Uganda Pipeline
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Tanzania Uganda Pipeline is a proposed gas pipeline in Tanzania and Uganda.
The pipeline will start in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, pass through Tanga port on the Indian Ocean and Mwanza, a port city on Lake Victoria, before crossing to western Uganda.
- Owner: Tanzania Petroleum Development Corp.
- Proposed capacity:
- Status: Proposed
- Start Year: 2021
The Tanzania Petroleum Development Corp. expects that the natural-gas pipeline will start in 2021. At least 29 companies have shown interest in conducting a feasibility study and constructing the pipeline, which will pump gas to western Uganda to power iron and steel factories. Funding will be sought in 2019 and 2020, and construction will start in 2021. Tanzania and Uganda have already signed an agreement for the pipeline that will start in Dar es Salaam, pass through Tanga port on the Indian Ocean and Mwanza, a port city on Lake Victoria, before crossing to Uganda.
Articles and resources
- Kenneth Karuri,Tanzania Sees Uganda Gas Pipeline Kicking Off in Three Years Bloomberg, September 27, 2018