Our work in Venezuela
We have been operating in the country since 1998 in the Exploration & Production and Refining & Marketing and Chemical sectors, but negotiations began in 1963 when we made our first agreements in both sectors.
Offices & contacts
Eni Venezuela B.V.
Avenida Orinoco cruce con calle Mucuchíes
Edf. 448, Las Mercedes
(+58) 212 318 2000
Av. Francisco de Miranda, Torre Empresarial Galipan
Complejo Petroquímico José Antonio Anzoátegui, Edf. Supermetanol
Barcelona, Estado Anzoátegui
(+58) 414 8126015
The Minister of Petroleum and Mines of Venezuela and President of PDVSA, Rafael Ramírez, Eni's CEO, Claudio Descalzi, and Repsol's President, Antonio Brufau, signed strategic agreements concerning the exploitation of the Perla field, one of the largest worldwide discoveries of the last decade.These agreements will grant Eni access to Perla’s liquids reserves
The current estimate of gas in place is of approximately 17 Trillion cubic feet (Tcf), or 3.1 billion barrels of oil equivalent
Eni announces the successful results of the Perla-4 appraisal well, located in the Cardón IV Block in the shallow water of the Gulf of Venezuela.
The pipeline is 25 km long and consists of two lines, one 8" in diameter that will transport diluting agent to the field, and another 12" in diameter that will transport diluted heavy oil to the nearby processing facilities of PDVSA.
Eni has started production of the giant gas field Perla, located in the Gulf of Venezuela in the Cardón IV Block. Perla is the largest offshore gas field discovered to date in Latin America and the first gas field to be brought to production offshore Venezuela.
The block is located around 550 kilometers south east of Caracas and covers an area of approximately 425 square kilometers.
In Venezuela Eni is also co-operator of Cardón IV, the operating company which manages the Perla super-giant gas field, which has reserves of gas in place estimated to be approximately 17 Trillion cubic feet (Tcf), or 3.1 billion barrels of oil equivalent.
The Minister of Petroleum of Venezuela and President of PDVSA, Eulogio Del Pino, meets Eni's CEO, Claudio Descalzi
The Minister of Petroleum of Venezuela, Eulogio Del Pino, met today in Caracas Eni’s CEO, Claudio Descalzi. During the meeting, they discussed various issues, including the current challenging situation of the oil industry caused by the fall of crude oil prices and the possible future scenarios. It was then assessed the progress status of the super-giant Perla gas field.
During the meeting, which was held in an atmosphere of cordiality, they discussed the progress of the Perla super-giant field project, one of the largest gas fields discovered in the world in recent years, and Junín-5 oil field project.
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."