Africa is an important part of the Belt and Road Initiative. Adhering to the principle of mutual benefit and development, Sinopec conducts businesses such as oil & gas resource investment, engineering technical services and crude oil trade with African countries including Angola, Egypt, Algeria, Nigeria, Ghana, Gabon, Cameroon and Sudan, to boost development.
The Angola Branch of Sinopec International Petroleum Exploration and Production Corporation helps local pandemic prevention
In 2020, the outbreak and widespread of COVID-19 in Angola resulted in the Angola Branch of Sinopec International Petroleum Exploration and Production Corporation making active efforts to prevent and control the pandemic. The efforts publicized China's experience in fighting the pandemic to local employees, and coordinated the purchase from China of urgently needed pandemic prevention supplies including 24,000 masks, 30 protective suits, 600 PVC gloves, 80 goggles and 6 forehead thermometers. All of these items were donated to the health and pandemic prevention agencies of Angola whilst ensuring stable production and operation. We also donated 15,000 pandemic prevention masks, 120 bottles of disinfectant and 20 tons of food to poor communities in Angola's capital, Luanda, to help local people overcome difficulties during the pandemic.
Sinopec sent warmth and care to the children in Chad
“Mehci le Chinois and merci beaucoup Sinopec......” are words of thanks from the teachers and students of primary schools in the Madana Village in Chad to Sinopec employees. After arriving in Chad, the Sinopec team also communicated with local villages and towns to help level roads and provide free clinical treatment services in addition to routine work. The Sinopec team found that local schools had relatively obsolete facilities and lacked stationery. In response, the Sinopec team sent the children in 3 primary schools of Madana Village 15 footballs, 75 schoolbags, 864 pencils, 600 ballpoint pens, 300 notebooks, 75 pencil boxes, 240 erasers and 180 rules as a gesture of warmth and care from the Sinopec employees.