In Cote d’Ivoire, the service company has won a subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines (SURF) contract for Baleine Phase 2. Eni began producing at this field in August.
Eni will completely replace Russian gas supplies by 2024-25, it has said.
Sasol and Sonatrach have teamed up to work on the production of low-carbon hydrogen and synthetic gas in Sicily.
Data from the European Union shows Algerian gas flows to Italy up 41% year on year in the third quarter of 2022.
It also noted that there was scope to develop hydrogen resources within the venture. There was discussion in December, during talks between Algeria and Germany, about the possibility of transporting green hydrogen via Italian links.
The Italian government is considering financing for international fossil fuel projects that would generate emissions 3.5 times greater than Italy’s, Oil Change International warns.
Italy has approved a €35 billion ($36 billion) budget law for next year which will raise a windfall tax on energy companies in order to expand aid to families and businesses hit by higher prices.
A legal battle between the Italian government and Rockhopper Exploration looks set to rumble on for up to two more years, as the former seeks to annul a $190m compensation award.
Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) has launched two new LNG futures: North-West Europe and South-West Europe, as the continent struggles to make sense of tumultuous gas pricing.
European energy security faces a seemingly impossible task of meeting short-term demand with longer-term decarbonisation. Society does not have the luxury of declaring this to be impossible, though, so must take steps now to meet the challenges.
The Dutch Public Prosecutor has dropped its investigation into Shell’s role in acquiring OPL 245 in Nigeria, following a similar move from Italy earlier this week.
Sonatrach has made a significant addition to its reserves at the Hassi R’Mel licence.
Russia stepped up the use of energy as a weapon by further cutting natural gas shipments via its biggest pipeline to Europe, prompting Germany to accuse the Kremlin of trying to drive up prices.
Snam has bought an FSRU from Golar LNG and will use the vessel to supply central-northern Italy as of spring 2023.
The head of Libya’s National Oil Corp. (NOC) has highlighted the North African country’s role in meeting Europe’s energy security needs and downplayed the risks.
Italy has secured a deal to increase gas supplies from Angola, following high level talks between Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs Luigi di Maio and Angolan President João Lourenço.
Eni has signed a deal to secure more gas flows for Italy from Egypt, just two days after striking a similar agreement with Algeria.
Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs Luigi di Maio has visited Angola and Congo Kinshasa in order to secure new sources of gas.
Italy’s Eni will end a decades-long pipeline joint venture with Gazprom, as the company joins other oil majors in moving to isolate Russia in response to its invasion of Ukraine.
Italian contractor Saipem has entered into a partnership to explore building a carbon dioxide capture and utilisation (CCU) plant.
The UK has corralled about 20 nations including the US, Canada and Italy at the COP26 climate summit to pledge to stop funding foreign fossil fuel projects, though the impact of the deal is undermined by the absence of key countries.
A Royal Navy ship is on its way to the Gulf of Guinea, amid a continued focus on security.
Italy’s Ministry of Justice has launched an administrative investigation of the trial of Eni over alleged corruption in Nigeria.
BP has boosted its utility scale solar portfolio in Italy by acquiring three projects with a total installed capacity of 156 megawatt peak (MWp).