Our world-class training and development will turn you into one of our technicians, engineers or leaders of the future

We have a robust portfolio in Angola that will potentially place us as the leading operating company in the country for much of the next decade. We are uniquely positioned in Angola deepwater with interests in the Congo, Kwanza and Benguela basins.

We continue to collaborate with the Angolan government in its commitment to progress and develop local companies and HR capabilities. Training and development of local staff, rigorous succession plans, coaching and knowledge transfer are enabling Angolans to build their competencies and take senior leadership positions in our business.

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Working for BP in Angola

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Our operations

BP is the operator of blocks 18 and 31 in the deep and ultra-deep waters of the Congo basin, and blocks 19 and 24 in the deep waters of the Kwanza and Benguela basins. BP is a non-operating participant in blocks 15 and 17 in the deep waters of the Congo basin, in blocks 20, 25 and 26 in the deep waters of the Benguela and Kwanza basins, as well as the Angola LNG project in Soyo.

We believe that our success in Angola is inherently linked to the development of our employees. That’s why we will invest heavily to help you develop your personal and professional skills in line with your interests and ambitions.

Corporate and social responsibility

We are committed to the communities where we operate. In Angola, we support various educational projects, including strategic partnerships with universities, schools and local NGOs. This includes supporting various education programmes at all academic levels and promoting the development of local companies.

We also aid initiatives that promote a responsible behaviour towards the environment, social inclusion and poverty reduction. Projects include the Master’s degree in oil and gas law and supporting the engineering and sciences faculties of Agostinho Neto University. We also give support to various primary and secondary schools around the country, micro-credit projects, tree planting and environmental education projects, among others.

For more details, see our latest sustainability report.


We are applying the technical skills that have developed in similar deepwater basins around the world extensively in our operations in Angola.

We employ some 1,000 staff in Angola, of whom more than 70% are Angolan. With a strong foundation for long-term growth in Angola, we continue to recruit talented people and develop them in order to be the technicians, engineers and leaders of the future. You could play a key role in our future exploration and development success.

Rewards and Benefits

We’ll make sure that you’re recognized and competitively rewarded for your performance. Your salary will take into consideration your skills, knowledge and experience and will be reviewed once a year.

In addition to salary, we offer a number of variable pay plans and share programmes. You’ll be entitled to the following allowances:

  • Year-end performance-related bonus (13th cheque)
  • Assistance to access a bank loan or finance repayments to purchase or construct a house
  • Interest-free loan of up to three months’ salary, to a maximum value of $25,000
  • Transportation allowance
  • Vacation allowance
  • Christmas allowance
  • Lunch allowance

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