Within 21 years, Swiss Petroleum has invested in
and marshalled its human and technological resources
along the upstream sector.


Company Profile

Founded in 2001 by the Swiss Invest, Swiss Petroleum is an international oil and gas exploration and production company focused on Africa and the Middle East. Swiss Petroleum has rapidly grown to become one of the largest independent oil producers in West Africa, one of the most prolific oil and gas regions in the world.

Swiss Petroleum has grown by acquiring under-developed properties in established basins and has increased its production by utilizing advanced and proven technologies. Swiss Petroleum believes that its demonstrated operational and technical expertise, combined with its excellent reputation and strong community relationships throughout Africa and the Middle East, make it well positioned to continue to grow its reserves and production.

Swiss Petroleum has a high quality asset base consisting of a number of producing properties in Nigeria, Libya and Gabon, and exploration and development properties and new venture opportunities in West Africa and the Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan.

Swiss Petroleum employs a staff of 300 as of November 22, 2005, of whom 100 were in Nigeria. Additional information relating to swiss Petroleum is available through the internet on the Swiss Invest System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval (SEDAR).