PAENAL Proposed Site in 2007
Formed in 2008, by three committee partners, SBM Offshore, Shipbuildind & Marine Engineering (DSME) since 2010 and with vital backing of the state-owned national Oil Company Sonangol, Paenal ever focus on Oil & Gas sector.
Headquartered in Angola and operating in the Sumbe litoral, our ambition is to become a key player in FPSO, Subsea Systems, Wellhead Platform (WHP) Projects and offshore maintenance services, using strategic and International integrated partnerships. By insert considerable local content support and resources in our execution strategy enabled and will enable us to accomplish our goals while and at the same time, increasing competences of young angolan talent.
For that, throughout its existence, Paenal has achieved historical milestones such as:
Therefore, the vulnerable community can now rely on a state source of work that has livelih. Back in 2008, SBM Offshore and our partner Sonangol had the vision of creating an advanced manufacturing facility in Angola. The region of Kwanza Sul was chose as the location next to the town of Porto Amboim, and the support of the local authorities. The expectation was that the yard would act as a hub, to attract other businesses and support services and breathe a new life into the region.
This has started to happen since the seed was planted of Porto Amboim Estaleiros Navais “PAENAL” fabrication yard in 2008, which now provides an ideal hub for the Oil & Gas Industry and font of food to entire families and local business that live to the rhythm of the Paenal yard.