By Abdul Rahman Suagibu –
NEW AFRICA DAILY NEWS, Freetown, Sierra Leone- The oil company Chevron, is seeking local partnerships in southern Benguela province-Angola to manufacture help for the oil industry, a concept that can create 700 direct jobs.
Derek Magness-Chevron Managing Director Angola, who provided the information on Thursday said, Angola has a staunch ability to manufacture equipment to support the oil industry.
Chevron Managing Director made the statement while speaking on the sidelines of a meeting with the provincial governor of Benguela, Rui Falcão.
The oil company official added that in view of the various projects of the Sanha natural gas transfer line, located in Malongo (Northern Cabinda province), there is the essence for an educated and skilled workforce.
Chevron plans with these professionals to support the projects to be implemented in the provinces of Benguela and Cabinda as from the end of 2019.
Chevron’s director, who will work in the province for two days, will hold a meeting with the management of steel structures manufacturer for oil production and prospecting Sonamet, in Lobito with whom he hopes to discuss the possibility of this company to build equipment for his project of Sanha’s gas exploration.
In 1995, Chevron and its associates implemented the Sanha Condensate project, a large-scale gas reinjection project in Block 0.
Sanha produces about 100,000 barrels of oil / day and liquefied gas.
Speaking on the sidelines of a meeting with the provincial governor of Benguela, Rui Falcão, said that in view of the various projects of the Sanha natural gas transfer line, located in Malongo (Cabinda), there is a need for educated and skilled workforce.
Chevron intends with these professionals to support the projects to be implemented in the provinces of Benguela and Cabinda as from the end of this year.
For New Africa Daily News Abdul Rahman Suagibu Reports, Africa Correspondent