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Chevron Overseas Congo Limited (COCL) is a subsidiary of Chevron Corporation, one of the world's leading integrated energy companies. The company’s success is driven by the ingenuity and commitment of its employees and their application of the most innovative technologies in the world.
Chevron is involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. The company explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and other energy products; manufactures and sells petrochemical products; generates power and produces geothermal energy; provides energy efficiency solutions; and develops the energy resources of the future, including biofuels.
In the Republic of Congo, COCL is engaged in some of Chevron’s most innovative and challenging projects. These include the development of the Lianzi Unit, a 50/50 unit formed between the Republic of Congo and the Republic of Angola for which COCL is the operator. With this project, COCL is bringing Direct Electric Heating (DEH), a new technology to manage flow assurance issues that will be deployed for the first time in Central Africa at this water depth and length. The Unit Participants of this project are comprised of members of both the Haute Mer (ROC) and Block 14 (Angola) Contractor Groups.
Chevron Overseas Congo Limited holds a 31.5 percent working interest along with Total E&P Congo and the National Oil Company, Société Nationale des Pétroles du Congo, in the Haute Mer Permit, which includes production and major capital investment in Nkossa, Nsoko and Moho-Bilondo exploitation permits. Other major capital projects in queue for 2013 include the Total E&P Congo-operated Phase 1 Bis and Moho Nord.
Headquartered in Pointe-Noire, Republic of Congo, COCL began its upstream operations in 1991 and has a long working history with its partners, the Congolese Government and local communities. Chevron Overseas Congo Limited vision is to be recognized as the best run oil company, a growing operator, a principal contributor, and the partner of choice in the Republic of Congo.