Mexico City (Mexico), 24 November 2020 - Eni Mexico has begun the delivery of food aid to 1,700 families affected by the floods that occurred in recent weeks in various locations in the State of Tabasco. The humanitarian support adds up to a total of 26 tons of food that will be distributed to the communities with the greatest needs.
This support seeks to guarantee food continuity for families in vulnerable conditions and to prevent their physical integrity to be put at risk. With this initiative, Eni México joins the efforts of the Government of Mexico and the Government of the State of Tabasco to minimize the effects of this unfortunate situation.
The General Manager of Eni Mexico, Carmine De Lorenzo, commented that "At Eni we believe in long-term alliances with the communities where we operate, and we reaffirm our commitment to their well-being."
The delivery of food aid began on October 24 in the villages of Torno Largo, on October 28 in Huapinol and on November 7 in different shelters. Further deliveries will be made during the month of November in coordination with the Government of the State of Tabasco, the Italian Embassy, the Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID) and local authorities. During the delivery of humanitarian support, all the protocols for the prevention and combat of COVID-19 indicated by the health authorities have been strictly followed.
Eni is a global integrated energy company operating in more than 60 countries. Present in Mexico since 2006, Eni has discovered in Area 1 more than 2 billion boe of oil, whose production began in 2019. Currently Eni participates in 8 Contractual Exploration and Production Areas (in 6 of these as the operator), all of them located in the Cuenca Sureste (Southeast Basin) of the Gulf of Mexico.