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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 six (6) directorates and four (4) Units, namely: Directorate of Exploration Development and Production, Directorate of Oil and Gas Business, Directorate of Planning and Investment, Directorate of Finance and Administration, Directorate of Legal Services, Directorate of Internal Audit, ICT and Statistics Unit, Procurement Management Unit, Public Relations and Communication 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..

Managing Director, Dr. James Mataragio

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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

TPDC YAKABIDHI KAMBI NAMBA 8 KWA SERIKALI YA KIJIJI CHA NJIANNE WILAYA YA KILWA

Meneja Mawasiliano na Mahusiano wa TPDC Bi. Marie Msellemu akikabidhi hati ya makabidhiano ya Kambi Namba 8 kwa Kaimu Mkurugenzi wa Halmashauri ya Kilwa Dr. Khalfan Ilekizemba.   Shirika la Maendeleo ya Petroli Tanzania (TPDC) limeendelea kuimarisha huduma mbalimbali za kijamii kwa Vijiji na Mitaa inayoguswa na miundombinu ya bomba la gesi asilia kutoka Mtwara […]

TPDC YAENDELEA KUIMARISHA HUDUMA ZA KIJAMII KINYEREZI NA KIBITI

Meneja Mawasiliano wa TPDC Bi.  Marie Msellemu akikabidhi hundi ya kiasi cha shillingi Milioni 22 kwa Mkuu wa Shule ya Msingi Kinyerezi Mwalimu Mwl. Pendaman Kajiru Shirika la Petroli  Maendeleo ya Tanzania (TPDC) limeendelea na mchakato wa kuwajibika kwa jamii na kuendelea kuimarisha huduma mbalimbali zinazowagusa wananchi moja kwa moja kama elimu, afya, maji na […]

TPDC YATOA MILIONI 56 KUJENGA VYOO MASHULENI MKOANI LINDI

Choo kipya cha Hingawali kilichojengwa kwa udhaminii wa TPDC Katika hatua za kuhakikisha sekta ya elimu nchini inaimarika, Shirika la Maendeleo ya Petroli Tanzania (TPDC) limetoa fedha kiasi cha shilingi milioni 56 ili kutatua kukabiliana na changamoto ya ukosefu wa vyoo unaoukabili Shule za Msingi Mkoani Lindi. Akitoa ufafanuzi juu ya fedha hizo, Meneja Mawasiliano wa […]

TPDC YAIMARISHA SEKTA YA ELIMU MKOANI MTWARA

Bi. Marie Msellemu, Meneja Mawasiliano wa TPDC akimkabidhi hundi Mkuu wa Mkoa wa   Mtwara Mh. Bw. Gelasius Byakanwa kiasi cha Tsh,. 13, 258,042 kwa ajili ya ujenzi wa madarasa Mkoani Mtwara. Katika jitihada za kutekeleza dhana ya uwajibikaji kwa jamii (CSR) Shirika la Maendeleo ya Petroli Tanzania (TPDC) limeendelea kutekeleza kwa vitendo dhana hii kwa […]