The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Sheikh Hassan Mohamud, met with Eni’s CEO, Paolo Scaroni.
During the meeting, which took place in an atmosphere of cordiality, Paolo Scaroni expressed Eni’s interest in evaluating the exploration potential of hydrocarbons present in Somalia. Mr Scaroni highlighted the Company’s leadership and experience historically gained in the African continent where Eni is expanding its presence and achieving excellent exploration success.
Eni has been present in Sub Saharan Africa since the 1960s and currently participates in exploration and production projects in Angola, Congo, Ghana, Gabon, Mozambique, Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo, Togo, Kenya and Liberia. With a successful and rapidly growing exploration activity, Eni's current production in the region is approximately 450,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day.