Tanzania is the world’s 14th-largest producer of natural gas and the country’s output increased by 18% in 2022, over 2021. The country accounts for 0.05% of global production, with the world’s other largest producers being the US, Russia and Iran. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of the natural gas sector in Tanzania in its report, Oil and Gas Upstream Production and Capex Outlook by Projects (Crude and Condensate and Natural Gas), Fields (Active, Planned and Announced), Region, Key Countries, Companies and Forecast, 2023-2027. Buy the report here.

Over the five years to 2022, production from Tanzania increased by a CAGR of 7% and is expected to rise by a CAGR of 4% between 2023 and 2027.

The largest producers of natural gas in Tanzania are Orca Energy Group, Etablissements Maurel & Prom and Wentworth Resources. Orca Energy Group was the largest producer of natural gas in 2022 with output up by 28% on 2021.

Etablissements Maurel & Prom was the second-largest producer, with output up by 10%, and Wentworth Resources was third with an increase of 10% on the previous year.

There are two natural gas producing fields in Tanzania of which one are located offshore and the rest onshore. The Mtwara has the majority of the natural gas fields in the country with one.

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