September 28, 2011 - Addax Petroleum sponsored two cyclists, Ephrem Ekobena and Gaël Nzoghe, from the Gabon Cycling Federation, to participate in two key Swiss bike races: the “Défi Boscardin” on September 24th and the “Criterium de Montreux” on September 28th.
The two national champions also took part in an advanced mountain bike training, including a nutritional and technical development skills scheme. In addition to this, eight cyclists from Addax Petroleum’s Geneva office joined them for the ascent of the Salève Mountain (1397 metres), Haute-Savoie, France. This initiative reflects Addax Petroleum's belief in cultural diversity and youth potential development.
Addax Petroleum is a subsidiary of the Sinopec Group, one of the largest oil and gas producers in China, the biggest oil refiner in Asia and the third largest worldwide. Addax Petroleum's mission is to create value through successful exploration, development and production of oil and gas resources whilst contributing to the socio-economic development of its host societies and maintaining environmental sustainability. The Company aims to grow its business through reinvestment and strategic acquisitions in Africa, the Middle East, the North Sea and any other areas with proven potential, supported by long-lasting relationships with all its stakeholders.
Addax Petroleum is led by a strong executive leadership team with a rich mix of both oil and gas industry expertise and cultural diversity. It successfully combines entrepreneurial and management skills with extensive financial, legal, and technical knowledge while fostering diversity as a driving force of the Company’s development and growth. Our executives have a proven track record of leadership within high-growth companies and bring a unique blend of professional experience used to engage teams and drive success in Addax Petroleum.