Energy, Natural & Renewable Resources

ATZ Law Chambers acts as local and lead counsel in diverse domestic and cross-border energy, mining, and oil and gas matters.

The firm’s lawyers have extensive experience advising on legal and regulatory frameworks governing investment, licensing, tax, and employment  issues in Tanzania’s natural resources sector.  ATZ Law also offers transactional and advisory support to players in natural gas, hydropower, and renewable energy industries.

Representative matters include:

  • Advising Sumitomo Corporation on setting up a gas power plant in Tanzania.
  • Advising BG Group, a leading natural gas company, on establishing its operations in Tanzania and structuring the assignment of working interest in off shore blocks 1, 3 and 4 from Ophir International.
  • Acting as local counsel for the Government of Tanzania in connection with the development and financing of the World Bank-funded 385 MW Ruhudji Hydropower Project.
  • Acting for Pike LLC in connection with a contract for the construction of power transmission facilities in Tanzania and providing advice to Pike on establishment and other contracts.

For more information on ATZ Law Chambers’ energy, natural and renewable resources expertise, please contact