Somalia plans to sign 30 oil and gas production-sharing contracts this year, starting with companies that operated in the country before its government was toppled more than two decades ago, an official said. More »
The United States is uniquely positioned to harvest newly accessible natural gas reserves and sell the fossil fuel overseas — but that hinges on the Energy Department’s support for exports, executives said Wednesday. More »
Eni CEO Paolo Scaroni said the natural gas boom in the United States is unlikely to happen in other parts of the world. More »
Eni announces that the discovery of gas made in the exploratory prospectus of Mamba South 1, Area 4 offshore Mozambique, is about 50% larger than what announced by the company on October 20th. More »
Eni SpA, Italy’s biggest oil company, found natural gas off Mozambique in a field that may hold enough to supply the U.K. for more than four years and would be the explorer’s largest operated discovery. More »
British company Heritage Oil PLC said today that it has acquired a controlling interest in a Libyan company licensed to provide oil field services including offshore and land-based drilling. More »
Italian oil firm Eni SpA says a pipeline carrying some of its crude out of Nigeria’s oil-rich southern delta has been attacked. More »
Transocean spokesman Guy Cantwell said that the rig called Marianas began to take on water near Ghana today as it was preparing to move. The rig, currently under contract to Italian oil company Eni, was not drilling at the time.
Can you say Nove?
Eni’s permit to drill a sidetrack off an existing well is the ninth deep-water permit issued, but it’s for the eighth well. More »
Statoil and Eni are among companies with plans to drill a record number of wells in Norway’s far north this year to help the world’s second-largest gas exporter to sustain output. So far, they’ve struck out. More »