Browsing: LPG retailers in Tanzania

  • Taifa Gas is the biggest gas retailer and has around 30 facilities handling LPG setup in Tanzania
  •  Kenya imports at least 40 per cent of LPG  annually from Tanzanian gas companies 
  • Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) is expected to construct a 25,000 tonnes storage facility

Kenya-Tanzania relations have always turned out to be profitable and troubling at sometimes.

In the same vein, Kenya’s ambition to chase excellence is always on; thus, quite recently, its Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) market domination has spurred a trading rift between the two nations. As clean and affordable energy options are favourable, LPG in Kenya is yet another sphere eyed by regional investors.

The decision to block Tanzania’s largest LPG retailer, Taifa Gas, by putting on hold plans of the firm owned by the Tanzania billionaire, who eyed setting up a gas plant and storage facilities at the Mombasa port, speaks volumes about the development …