Adjusted operating profit: €4.74 billion in the quarter (up 28%); €17.3 billion for the full year (up 31.9%).Net profit: €0.55 billion in the quarter (up 40.2%); €6.32 billion for the full year (up 44.7%).Dividend proposal for the full year of €1.00 per share (includes an interim dividend of €0.50 per share paid in September 2010). Paolo Scaroni, Chief Executive Officer, commented:"In 2010, Eni delivered operating and financial results which rank among the best in its peer group. In E&P, where we reported record production, we paved the way for future growth thanks to our entry into new countries, including Togo, Democratic Republic of Congo and Poland. We also strengthened our position in established areas of operation, such as Venezuela and Iraq, where we expect high productive potential. Thanks to our excellent strategic positioning, Eni will continue to generate industry-leading results, and create value for its shareholders."
Today's agreements are part of the strategic partnership signed between Eni and Gazprom in 2006 which envisages the commitment of both parties to jointly develop project in the entire gas chain. In the framework of this partnership, both parties launched South Stream pipeline project started and Eni entered Russia's upstream sector.
Three scholarships will be made available to students applying from Angola, Ghana and Nigeria for a selected number of programmes which include a geopolitical or energy related offering through St Antony's College
The field, which is Eni's first operated Arctic project, is 100% owned and operated by Eni with recoverable reserves estimated at 220 million barrels of oil. Nikaitchuq is expected to produce for over 30 years with peak production of 28,000 barrels of oil per day.
For the third year running, Eni ranks first in the European H&H Webranking Survey for online financial communications
This award represents a further step for Eni in strengthening its presence in Angola and reinforces its commitment to deepwater developments. The technological complexity of these frontier projects requires specific skills and expertise which are key factors in the company’s success.
Eni and Petrochina sign Memorandum of Understanding to develop business opportunities in China and abroad
This memorandum represents a step forward in Eni's strategy to strengthen its presence in the Far East, a very prospective and attractive region in terms of upstream opportunities and a favourable market
In relation to today’s reports on possible discussions between Eni and Petroleo Brasileiro S.A – Petrobras for the disposal of Eni’s share in Galp Energia, Eni confirms that it is evaluating a number of options including opportunities with Petroleo Brasileiro S.A – Petrobras.