Our History​

OPERATEC was incorporated in 1996 as a private limited company in Angola by

  • Hélder Cirilo 51% (Angolan)
  • Terry Ray 49% (USA)

OPERATEC has participated in many Infrastructure Projects in Angola from 1996-2004 such as:

  • Sonangol Medical Units
  • Malembo Gas Project
  • Mercury Communications
  • Negotiation of TAAG 747 Aircraft Purchase.

In 2007, the Shareholders decided to start the reorganization process of the company and in 2008 participated in first Bid in Oil & Gas to provide services to Chevron in Blks 0 and 14. Based on Shareholders experiences and organization of the company, Operatec was awarded the Manpower contract to provide Specialized Personnel in Drilling & Completion for Blks 0 & 14.

In 2009, started to provide Diving services in Blks 0 and 14 for IRM.

In 2014, Operatec invested and built O&G and Industrial Safety Training Centre in Cabinda and in the same year decided to buy JAMI which is On and Offshore Maintenance Service and Fabrication company.

In 2017, Operatec invested in H2S equipment to start providing this services in O&G. Operatec is building another O&G and Industrial Safety Training Centre in Luanda that open December 2018.


Provide efficient and excellent operational solution to Oil & Gas industry in Angola and  Worldwide.


Our vision for next 5 years is to make Operatec´s brand well known in Oil & Gas industry in Angola and Worldwide. Our vision is aligned and supported by: Mission and Vision.

Our Core Values

Our values reflect:
  • Employee Satisfaction
  • High Standard of Ethic Integrity, Competency and Quality,
  • Efficiency and Operational Excellence
  • Customer Management Relationship
  • Innovation Culture