PanAfrican Energy Tanzania’s operations are directed from its management offices in Dar es Salaam and from the field offices on Songo Songo Island.

Senior PanAfrican Energy Management includes:

Patrick Rutabanzibwa

Patrick Rutabanzibwa
Country Chairman


David K. Roberts
Managing Director

A J Hanna

A J Hanna MBE
Deputy Managing Director

Mwinshehe Said

Mwinshehe Said
Financial Controller


PanAfrican Energy Tanzania Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Orca Exploration Group Inc., an investor owned public company whose shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), in Canada, under the trading symbols ORC.B and ORC.A.

Additional information about Orca Exploration can be found on the Company’s website at


PanAfrican Energy works closely with the relevant ministries of the Government of Tanzania to ensure that the company meets all regulatory requirements of good corporate citizenship and conformity to regulatory and licensing requirements.


PanAfrican Energy has contracts to supply natural gas for power and industrial uses as well as compressed natural gas (CNG) for domestic use in Tanzania.

The company contracts for the supply of a wide range of services from local Tanzania businesses. It is PanAfrican’s goal to maximize the use of domestic suppliers to the greatest extent practicable.