Totalenergies launches first solarized service station in Tanzania

TANZANIA – TotalEnergies Marketing Tanzania Limited officially launched its new identity and the first solarized service station, TotalEnergies Samora service station.

The station makes TotalEnergies the first and only Oil Marketing Company in Tanzania with solarized service stations.

To meet the company’s ambition, TotalEnergies Marketing Tanzania Limited launched its first solarized service station in Dar es salaam Tanzania, TotalEnergies Samora service station, which gives users an opportunity to enjoy products and services powered by solar energy.

In his welcoming remarks p introduced the course of the company’s transformation from Total to TotalEnergies and the new company’s ambition,

“It is with great honor and pride that we are here today to reveal our milestone and ambition as the first and only Oil Marketing Company in Tanzania to have solarized service stations which is in line with our climate ambition to have net zero carbon emission and a reflection of our transition from Total Tanzania Ltd to TotalEnergies Marketing Tanzania Ltd,” the Managing Director of TotalEnergies Marketing Tanzania Ltd, Jean-Francois Schoep said.

He further added that TotalEnergies Marketing Tanzania Limited ambition derived the commitment to have solarized service stations where to-date the company has 24 solarized stations in the country, 11 in the coastal region, 6 in the Southern highlands, 4 in the Northern highlands and 3 in the Lake zone.

The company intends to solarize up to 68 service stations by the end of 2022 as well as its industrial sites such as its Dar Es Salaam terminal and Lubricants Oil Blending Plant. With this target, the company expects a production of close to 900 kW of electricity on a full year.

TotalEnergies Marketing & Services Vice President of East and Central Africa, Mr. Aluko Olagoke addressed that “To achieve carbon neutrality, decarbonizing energy is not enough, as the producers and suppliers of energies, we need to responsibly meet the rising energy needs by being a responsible energy player and tackling the broader challenges associated with sustainable development.

The Minister of Energy of the United Republic of Tanzania, Honorable January Makamba greatly upheld the efforts of TotalEnergies commitment and ambition towards carbon neutrality and energy transition.

The launch of TotalEnergies Marketing Tanzania Limited’s new identity and its first solarized service station imprints the company’s continuous commitment towards the development of Tanzania and ensuring that all Tanzanians get the best quality of products and services. With the company’s continuous investment in the country.

Total, partners finalise agreements to launch Lake Albert project

Also, Total along with its partners has completed the final agreements required to build the US$3.5 billion Lake Albert development project in Uganda and Tanzania.

The partners are China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) and Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC).

The project involves the development of the Tilenga and Kingfisher oil projects in Uganda and the construction of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) in Uganda and Tanzania.

In this regard, accords have been signed, including shareholders agreement of EACOP and the tariff and transportation agreement between EACOP and the Lake Albert oil shippers.

The agreements have been signed between Total, CNOOC, UNOC and TPDC.

Total operates the Tilenga project, while CNOOC serves as the operator of the Kingfisher project. The two projects are expected to deliver production of 230,000 barrels per day at plateau, in total.

Production from the fields in Uganda will be supplied via EACOP cross-border pipeline to the port of Tanga in Tanzania.

The shareholders are Total, UNOC, TPDC, and CNOOC.

Total said the main engineering, procurement and construction contracts are planned to be awarded in near future with first oil export scheduled in early 2025.

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