Ownership and shareholders

Puma Energy is a privately owned company, providing us with the flexibility to react quickly to customers’ needs.

We have a special relationship with our two strategic partners and main shareholders – Trafigura Group and Sonangol Holdings. Although we operate at arm’s-length from both, we benefit from their management expertise and market knowledge.


Trafigura is one of the world’s leading international commodity traders, specialising in the oil, minerals and metals markets, with 4,316 employees in 38 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, as well as North, Central and South America.

Founded in 1993, Trafigura is owned by its management and employees. It has achieved substantial growth in recent years, growing turnover from US$18 billion in 2004 to US$181 billion in 2018.

Trafigura’s primary trading businesses are involved in the supply and transport of crude oil, petroleum products, renewable energies, coal, refined metals, ferrous and non-ferrous ores and concentrates.

It is the world’s second largest independent non-ferrous trading company and the third largest independent oil trader.

For more information go to: www.trafigura.com

Sonangol Holdings LDA

Established in 1976, Sonangol U.E.E. is a State-owned company whose mission is the management of hydrocarbon resource exploration and production in Angola. As a long-standing business partner, Sonangol provides us with crucial industrial expertise and access to market knowledge in sub-Saharan Africa.

For more information: www.sonangol.co.ao

In addition to our two main shareholders, Cochan Holdings, a company we have worked with since 2005, also holds shares in Puma Energy.