San Donato Milanese (Milan) 26 September 2011 – Eni restarts production in fifteen Libyan wells in Abu-Attifel, located at 300 km south of Benghazi.
At present, the production level is approximately 31.900 Bopd. In the coming days, other wells will be re-activated in order to reach the required volumes to fill the pipeline connecting the field to the Zuetina terminal.
Operations are being conducted by Mellitah Oil & Gas, a Joint Venture between Eni and NOC.
Abu-Attifel field was the first "giant oil field" discovered in Libya by Eni in the 60’s.
Eni has been active in Libya since 1959 and is the largest foreign player in terms of hydrocarbon production.