TAZAMA (Tanzania Zambia Mafuta) Pipelines Limited was incorporated in 1968 and is owned by the government of the Republic of Zambia with 66.7% share capital and the government of the United Republic of Tanzania with 33.3% share capital.
The company was formed for the purpose of cheaply transporting crude oil or its petroleum products from the port of Dar-es-Salaam into landlocked Zambia.

Mission Statement

To procure petroleum refinery feedstock and transport it by pipeline from Dar-es-salaam to the refinery at Ndola, oversee the refining process of the feedstock in products and to market the product, thus ensuring the provision of a cost effective, strategic and reliable source of fuel energy in Zambia and the sub-region.

Vision Statement

To increase income growth by 5%annually through:

  • Growth in pump over throughput by 2.5% per year;
  • Sustaining the Feedstock Supply Agency awarded to the Company by Government for the period of the plan;
  • Sustaining the Ndola Fuel Terminal Management Contract awarded to the company by Government;
  • Prudent financial management.

Value Statement

TAZAMA PIPELINES values success, creativity, excellence, harmony and integrity by;

  • Developing a “Can do, will do” attitude’
  • Being creative’
  • Building good team spirit and relationships;
  • Being open to new ideas and being honest in all our dealings;
  • Having an open door policy;
  • Following widely accepted business