The Angolan oil industry has been advised to help develop local content, given the need for reduction of imports,deputy director general of Total Angola, Pedro Ribeiro said Wednesday in Luanda.
The official who was speaking at the opening of the second workshop on “national suppliers, promoting national companies in the oil sector,” emphasized that local content is an integral and indispensable part of the solution for cost reduction and economic viability.
He added that Total Angola’s ambition at this time is to promote and increase the proportion of supplies of these goods and services in the country by Angolan companies, taking into account hygiene, safety and environmental criteria, quality and industrial performance, including schedule and price.
The official said that Total deals with the provision of services and goods, has partnerships with Angolan companies to purchase goods and services, from acquisition services, drilling, logistics supply and all services in the industry.
The “II Workshop of national suppliers, promoting national companies in the oil sector”, took place within the framework of promoting the National Total content in Angola.
With operations around the world, TOTAL is one of the world’s largest oil and gas multinationals, a world-class natural gas operator and global leader in solar energy.
Its activities involve the production of oil and gas, refining, petrochemical and marketing.
Total is in Angola since 1953 and currently operates in five offshore Angolan blocks.
The company is the largest producer in Angola and has pioneered some of the most important deepwater projects in Angola, namely Girassol, Dahlia, Pazflor and Clov.