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Tanzania raises gas resource estimates to 55 Tcf

Tanzania’s current natural gas reserve estimates have risen to 55 trillion cubic feet following further discoveries. This is according to the countries energy minister.

Rigzone reports that “As a result of ongoing exploration activity, natural gas resources discovered in the country rose from 46.5 tcf in June 2014 to 55.08 tcf in April 2015, equivalent to an increase of 18 percent,” George Simbachawene, Tanzania’s energy and minerals minister, said in a presentation to parliament on Saturday.

Source: Rigzone

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