Sonangol Pesquisa e Produção Iraq

Sonangol Pesquisa e Produção Iraq is a subsidiary of Sociedade Nacional de Combustiveis de Angola E.P., the sole concessionaire for exploration of oil and gas on the subsoil and continental shelf of Angola, and is responsible for the exploration, production, manufacturing, transportation, and marketing of hydrocarbons in Angola. 

Sonangol Iraq is the operator for Qaiyarah & Najmah Contract Areas in Iraq. Our purpose is to promote the harmonious development of the country and reinforce the sustainable use of hydrocarbon resources.

Sonangol has nearly 30 subsidiaries who are assigned to the activities of the company. In addition to its operations in Angola, Sonangol has activities in other countries.

Qaiyarah & Najmah Oil Fields

Sonangol Iraq is the operator for Qaiyarah & Najmah Contract Areas in Iraq. Our purpose is to promote the harmonious development of the country and reinforce sustainable use of hydrocarbon resources. The Qaiyarah and Najmah oilfields are situated in Nineveh province in Iraq, around 70 kilometers south of the city of Mosul, and contain heavy oil reserves in more than one reservoir that are characterized by their high gravities, viscosities, and sulphur content. Sonangol P&P Iraq, as operator, applies advanced technologies and engineering concepts to develop these oilfields responsibly and efficiently.


Sonangol P&P Iraq is proud to be committed in its transactions with the Health and Safety of its employees, safeguarding the environment and the quality of its products and services.


We are committed to ensuring that our projects are developed on the basis of a solid foundation of sustainability, in order to have the least impact on the balance between the environment and the communities that depend on it.



Our commitment to sustainable development and the stability of Iraq is the central premise of our philosophy. This commitment is visible in the annual budget set aside for investment in community projects.


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