Saipem has been active in Congo since 1975. Today it has 537 employees, of whom 37.8% local. There are also 792 local people working through temporary employment agencies. Saipem’s operating companies in Congo in 2011 were Saipem SpA Branch, Boscongo Yard and Saipem Energy Services (whose Congo branch was absorbed into Boscongo at the end of the year). The main activities are Onshore E&C and Onshore and Offshore Drilling.