Société Nationale des Pétroles du Congo

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Société nationale des pétroles du Congo
Industryoil and gas industry
Founded1998 (1998)
Key people
Jerome Koko
OwnerGovernment of the Republic of the Congo
SubsidiariesCongolaise de Raffinage Edit this on Wikidata

Société nationale des pétroles du Congo (the National Petroleum Company of the Congo, SNPC) is a national oil company of the Republic of the Congo. The company was established in 1998 after the dissolution of the public company Hydro-Congo.[1] The company manages government-owned shares of production from oil fields in the country.[2] The company has stakes in Moho-Bilondo (15%), Nkossa (15%), M'Boundi (8.8%), Kitina (35%), Sendji (15%), Yanga (15%), Djambala (35%), Foukanda (35%), Mwafi (35%), Emeraude (49%), Yombo (44%), Tilapia (35%), Azurite (15%), and Turquoise Marine-1 (15%) fields.[3][4][5] It owns the refinery company named Congolaise de Raffinage (CORAF).[3]


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  5. ^ "Murphy Strikes Black Gold at Turquoise Marine-1 Offshore Congo". Rigzone. 2009-07-17. Retrieved 2011-01-09.