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Welcome To Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation(TPDC)

Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) is the National Oil Company of Tanzania through which the Ministry of Energy and Minerals implements its petroleum exploration and development policies. TPDC has a manpower strength of about 400 and is organized into seven directorates and three Units, namely: Directorate of Upstream, Directorate of Downstream, Directorate of Finance, Directorate of Legal Services, Directorate of Cooperate Strategy and Planning, Directorate of Corporate Management, Directorate of Internal Audit, Communication Unit, Procurement Unit and Risk Management Unit. TPDC was established through the Government NoticeNo.140 of 30th May 1969 under the Public Corporations Act No.17 of 1969. The Corporation began operations in 1973. TPDC is a wholly owned Government parastatal, with all its shares held by the Treasurer Registrar.

Director's Message

TPDC operates on the principle of excellence, duty to the nation, respect to the community and the environment. We constantly strive to attain and retain the highest ethical standards in the way we conduct our operations. Achieving this begins with compliance with the laws and regulations that govern the industry in the country and internationally. TPDC plays an instrumental role in the energy mix in line with the countries vision for industrialization, a position we constantly strive to maintain. I firmly believe on my team and their commitment to deliver on their obligations, at TPDC team success precedes Individual success. The world is changing fast and TPDC has committed to changing with it..

Acting Managing Director, Eng. Kapuulya Musomba

What We Do

Upstream

Petroleum Exploration in Tanzania begun in the 1950’s when BP and Shell were awarded concessions along the coast, including the islands of Mafia, Zanzibar and Pemba. Extensive geological work was conducted including the drilling of more than 100 stratigraphic shallow boreholes...

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Downstream

Downstream Operations include the processing and purifying of raw natural gas, marketing and distribution of products derived from crude oil and natural gas. The Directorate is also responsible for undertaking infrastructure development and value addition activities...

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Midstream

The implementation of the Government Natural Gas Project is in progress under the close monitoring and supervision of TPDC. The project also includes the construction of natural gas transportation pipeline from Songo Songo and Mtwara via Somanga Fungu (Kilwa) to Dar es Salaam...

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Latest News and Events

Matumizi ya gesi asilia yazidi kushika kasi

Kaimu Mkurugenzi Mtendaji wa TPDC Mhandisi Kapuulya Musomba akieleza kwa kina Mradi Mpya wa Kuunganisha gesi asilia kutoka bomba kubwa hadi kwenye bomba dogo la Ubungo Mikocheni mradi ambao utatekelezwa kwa kipindi cha miezi miezi miwili Shirika la Maendeleo ya Petroli Tanzania (TPDC) limekabidhi mradi wa uunganishaji wa gesi asilia kutoka katika bomba kubwa la […]

TPDC Limewezesha Uchumi wa Viwanda

Mhandisi wa Uendeshaji wa Bomba la Gesi, Ndugu Hassan Temba akiwaeleza kwa vietendo Wahairi wa Habari namna ambavyo wanaendesha na kusimamia bomba la gesi asilia kutoka Mtwara na Songo Songo hadi Dar es Salaam kwa urahisi zaidi wakiwa kwenye Chumba cha Uendashaji na Usimamizi wa Gesi Asilia Kinyerezi kwa msaada wa vifaa maalum vya mawasiliano […]

TPDC na jitihada za kulihakikishia Taifa gesi ya kutosha

Moja ya wataalam wa milipuko akipima urefu wa shimo kama limekidhi mahitaji ya kitaalam kabla ya kusimika/kujaza baruti ndani ya shimo. Shirika la Maendeleo ya Petroli Tanzania (TPDC) akiwammiliki wa leseni za vitalu vya gesi na mafuta nchini kwa kushirikiana na mkandarasi kampuni ya Dodsal wanaendelea kufanya utafiti wa ukusanyaji wa takwimu za mitetemo “2D […]

TPDC yawezesha kuwashwa mitambo ya Kinyerezi II

Dar es Salaam, 4 Aprili 2018   Mwaka 2004 utaendelea kubaki katika kumbukumbu za nchi yetu kama mwaka wa mageuzi katika sekta ya nishati ambapo kwa mara ya kwanza Tanzania ilianza kuzalisha umeme kwa kutumia gesi asilia. Miaka kumi na nne baadae, Tanzania imeendelea kuwa kinara katika nchi za Afrika Mashariki ambazo zinatumia gesi asilia […]