By Azania Post Reporter
Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) registration of local suppliers and services providers to the database in respect of midstream and downstream petroleum subsector of Tanzania has been extended to next month.
EWURA said in a statement that interested suppliers and service providers are working on drafts and are yet to submit their applications for prequalification.
"Registration of local service suppliers into the database has been extended to February 2018 to 31st March 2018.
Registration is done in accordance with the Regulation 38 of the Petroleum (Local Content)Regulations, 2017.
The window for registration was opened on January 29, 2018, and was expected to close at the end of the business on February 28, 2018.
In a move to improve its efficiency, the authority has come up with five-year strategic plan July 2017 to June 2022) which was developed through the interactive and participatory process.
“EWURA’s functions and its operations were diagnosed bringing out the key issues that impact on the service delivery by authority, its strengths and weaknesses,” the statement said.
The interactive process aimed at creating a common understanding and buy-in of both the strategic planning process and its eventual outputs.
During the planning period, EWURA will constantly need to meet emerging new challenges and government directives
For the authority to meet key stakeholders expectations, it will need to adopt strategies that will enhance the Authority’s ability to capture, analyze and disseminate information for decision-making.
Furthermore, it shall need to establish a system of obtaining information from regulated sectors in order to regulate effectively while at the same time transparently committing service levels and standards to be expected by its stakeholders.