The Director of Pietro Fiorentini (TZ), Mr. Abdulsamad Abdulrahim (Centre) speaks to the media on the partnership between Pietro Fiorentini and Pietro Fiorentini to organize private sector workshop on Uganda-Tanzania Crude Oil Pipeline Project on 16th September 2016. The workshop will be held at the Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel on Tuesday, 27th September 2016. On his right and left are the Deputy Director of TPSF, Mr. Louis Accaro and The Area Sales Manager, Pietro Fiorentini (Italy), Mr. Davide Moiraghi respectively.
· Workshop to unveil business opportunities available before, during and after pipeline construction, role of value chain and local content
Dar es Salaam, September 16th 2016: The Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF) has partnered with Pietro Fiorentini to organize a big workshop private sector workshop in which the technical pipeline team, along with the Senior Management of TOTAL will make a detailed presentation of the Uganda-Tanzania Crude Oil Pipeline Project, that will include the introduction of the project and the potential opportunities that are likely to be tapped by local and international companies. The Technical and Senior Management team will explain how the local workforce will be engaged, what the expected procurement packages entail and the extent to which procurement will be local. Technical and commercial experts who will oversee the entire value chain during this workshop will accompany the TOTAL Senior Management.
The Government of the Republic of Uganda has decided to export its crude oil through a pipeline to be constructed from HoimaDistrict in the South Western Uganda to the port of Tanga in the North Eastern Tanzania.
The crude oil pipeline which will be constructed by Total E&P (French multinational integrated oil and Gas Company and one of the seven “Super Major” oil companies in the world) will cross the Tanzania-Uganda border through several regions of Tanzania from Kagera region down to the Port of Tanga.
Speaking during a press conference held at TPSF offices in Dar es Salaam, TPSF Executive Director, Godfrey Simbeye who was represented by the Deputy CEO OF TPSF, Lois P. Accaroexplained that the crude oil pipeline project will provide enormousnumber of business opportunities to various companies, enterprises and individuals in addition to providing employment to many Tanzaniansas well as foreign experts before, during and after the construction.
“The main focus of this workshop is to brief Tanzanians who are interested in participating in the value chains and also to give suppliers the channels, tools and means to harness and cater for this project”, said Simbeye.
Top on the list of priorities for the workshop, explained Simbeye, will be to hearplans on how to preparelocal workforce and engagement of local enterprises to maximize the national economic benefit from this project, a part from the introduction to the project and added that it will also address skills shortages in the country, both in technical and professional areas, significant investment required to provide relevant skills tolocal staff and build the capacity of the local supply chain to international standards and project timelines.
The workshop, whose main agenda is to determine opportunities for the successful localization and preparation of value chain for the pipeline project,will be held on Tuesday,27thSeptember 2016 from 0830-1430hrs at the Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel.
According to the CEO,the workshop will also offer an unrivalled opportunity to establish and formalize relationship with key decision makers in other sectors, set out localization plans, and collaboratively formulate a strategy for supply chain development to meet local content goals.
Companies from the following sectors are highly recommended to participate in this workshop:Transport & Logistics (Goods and People), Cement Manufacturing, Bulk Construction Materials, Reinforcement Steel Manufacturing, Light Iron/Steel Products (structural and flat steel), Civil Construction Services, Mechanical Construction Services, Road Construction, Generic Waste Management, Hazardous Waste Management, General Maintenance Services, Production Operations Services, Security Services, Domestic Airline Services, Fuel Wholesale, Manpower Agencies, Catering, Facility Management Services, Food Supply, Work Safety Products, Light Equipment Manufacturing, Technical Consulting Services, Vendors, Furniture Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Agriculture, Shipping, Land Surveyors and Valuers, Legal Practitioners, Freight Forwarders, Insurers, Fire Fighters, Bankers
In addition to the above sectors any businesses not mentioned above are welcome to attend the workshop.
Participants will be required to register with Tanzania Private Sector Foundation by filling the available online registration forms. Alternatively, participants can register by email and phone contact as follows: – Ms. Rehema Mtingwa through email address:firstname.lastname@example.org or mobile number +255 784 605 479 and Mr. Onesmo Ngelleshi through email address:email@example.com or mobile number +255 784 151 434. Deadline for registration is on Monday 26thSeptember, 2016 at 1630hrs. A token registration fee will be charged to share the costs for this workshop.
The token registration fee of TZS 50,000/= only will be for TPSF members and TZS 75,000/= only for non TPSF members. Payment of registration fee should be made through the following Bank Account: Account Name-Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF); CRDB Bank Account Number 01J 102 704 3900. Also can be made by cash during the event at hotel or at before the event at TPSF Offices.
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