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Eni signs cooperation agreement with Congo

Staff writer ▼ | July 22, 2014
The Congolese Minister of hydrocarbons Andre Raphael Loemba signed a cooperation agreement which states Eni's intention to pursue new initiatives in the Congolese coastal basin, from onshore Mayombe to the deep-offshore.
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EniThe Congolese Minister of hydrocarbons Andre Raphael Loemba signed a cooperation agreement which states Eni's intention to pursue new initiatives in the Congolese coastal basin, from onshore Mayombe to the deep-offshore.


The agreement was signed during the Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's official visit to Republic of Congo. Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi confirmed the historical and strategic importance of the country for Eni while reaffirming the company's best efforts to continue the development of its activities, especially regarding the fields for which the Congolese government has extended permissions (Madingo, Marine and Marine VI VII).

Eni has been operating in Republic of Congo since 1968. In Sub-Saharan Africa, Eni is also present in Angola, Ghana, Gabon, Mozambique, Nigeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Togo, Kenya and Liberia. Eni currently produces around 450,000 of oil equivalent per day in Sub-Saharan Africa, due to successful exploration activity and rapid growth.


 

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