From the Field

Jerónimo heads up Angola’s new regulatory body

LUANDA, February 13, 2019 – Paulino Fernando Jerónimo was appointed as the head of Angola’s newly created National Oil and Gas Agency by President João Lourenço yesterday.


José Alexandre Barros will replace Jerónimo as Angola’s Secretary of State for Petroleum and Gas.

The agency’s board members are Belarmino Emílio Chitangueleca, César Paxi Pedro, Natacha Alexandre Tavares Ferreira Monteiro Massano and Gerson Henda Baptista Afonso dos Santos.

The National Oil and Gas Agency is a new authority that will take over the regulatory and concessionaire role from NOC Sonangol.

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