Angola oil and gas regulatory body launched

LUANDA, February 11, 2019 – Angola’s government has issued Presidential Decree 49/19, officially establishing the country’s National Oil and Gas Agency, local media reported on Friday.


The agency will take over NOC <a href='’>Sonangol’s role as state concessionaire of E&P blocks, as well as oversee hydrocarbons-related activities and contracts in Angola, industry publication Africa Oil & Power said.

In early June, the new agency is to hold its first bidding round for oil and gas blocks in the country.

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