The minister for energy, January Makamba, assured Equinor that the government is committed to working with its partners to finalize all agreements related to the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) plant by December this year.
Minister Makamba said this while taking part in a workshop at Equinor’s Liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant recently in Hammerest, Norway.
During the workshop, Minister Makamba and the delegates explored the complexities of the plant. They discussed in-depth with local business leaders benefitting from local content and Tanzanian staff working at Equinor’s LNG plant in Hammerfest.
In the light of Tanzania’s plant to develop its gas resources, Minister Makamba assured Equinor that the government is committed to continuing working hand in hand in hand with its partners – Shell, ExxonMobil and others to facilitate to finalize of all agreements by December as President Samia Suluhu directed in June this year.
On June 11th this year, the Ministry of Energy of Tanzania and the Tanzanian Petroleum Development (TPDC) signed a framework agreement with energy companies Equinor of Norway and Shell of Britain to pave the way for the construction of LNG export terminal.