Addax Petroleum is a subsidiary of the Sinopec Group, one of the largest oil and gas producers in China, the biggest oil refiner in Asia and the third largest worldwide.
Addax Petroleum was founded in 1994 upon leading petroleum industry expertise and a deep-rooted understanding and respect for African cultures. Over the years, Addax Petroleum has evolved from a young pioneer into an established international oil and gas, exploration and production company focused on Africa and the Middle East.
With an average oil production in excess of 135 Mbbl/d, Addax Petroleum has a high quality asset base consisting of a number of onshore and offshore producing, exploration and development properties in Nigeria, Gabon, Cameroon and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
The Company has over 900 employees worldwide, a service office in Geneva (Switzerland) and operating offices in Lagos and Abuja (Nigeria), Port-Gentil and Libreville (Gabon), and Douala (Cameroon).
Health and safety
Addax Petroleum maintains a robust Health, Safety, Security and Environment management policy designed to ensure world-class safety in performance as it expands.
Addax Petroleum focuses on projects and facilities that create an immediate benefit for the host communities, such as the development of schools, roads, clean water systems, dispensaries and health programs. The Company strives to engage in positive dialogue with the various communities where it is implemented and makes sure to satisfy their specific needs. Addax Petroleum believes that these projects represent a tangible expression of the Company’s commitment to the countries where it works and operates.