Eni has been operating in Egypt since 1954, mainly in the Exploration & Production and Gas & Power sectors.


  • Exploration

    The potential at the Baltim South West field discovery (Eni operator with a 50% interest), in the conventional offshore, was upped to approximately 1 Tcf of gas in place due to successful test of the delineation well. The discovery is located near the Great Nooros Area.

  • Production

    In 2016, hydrocarbon production was 185 thousand boe/day net to Eni, 10,5% of annual production of hydrocarbons. Eni operates over a total developed and undeveloped area of 28,031 square kilometres (10,665 square kilometres net to Eni). Eni’s main producing activities concern Nooros, that reached a production plateau of 85.5 kboe/d in just 13 months after the discovery in July 2015 and ahead of schedule, and Zohr, where production start-up is expected by the end of 2017.


Eni has been operating in Egypt since 1954, mainly in the Exploration & Production and Gas & Power sectors.

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E&P: 2016 Production

  • Hydrocarbons (kboe/d) 185
  • Liquids (kbbl/d) 76
  • Natural gas (mmcf/d) 597.4
Source: eni.com

Eni in Egypt

  • Commencement of operations 1954
  • Employees until December 31, 2016 258


  • Nooros

    Nooros is a gas field located in Egypt, offshore the Nile Delta: a confirmation of the effectiveness of our near-field exploratory strategy; the reservoir was discovered in July 2015 and production started in September of the same year. In spring 2017 Nooros has reached a production level of 170,000 BOE per day.

  • Zohr

    Zohr is the largest gas discovery ever made in Egypt and in the Mediterranean Sea and, with a potential of up to 850 billion cubic metres of gas in place, will meet Egypt’s natural gas demand for decades. It is one of seven record-breaking projects from Eni, all of which are remarkable for their rapid approval rates and times to start-up.

The discovery and development of the Zohr gas field in Egypt

Like all great exploration discoveries also the Zohr discovery is full of surprises, the unexpected, intuitions, mistakes, skill, enthusiasm, and ups and downs in which the human element is as crucial as the technology. It's a story worth telling from the beginning because we already know what Eni has ...


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#theEnimodel: focus on the new projects - 2016 Investor Day | Eni Video Channel

Eni's CEO Claudio Descalzi will present to investors the 2016 Investor Day - New York. We’ve made a home all around the world: Nooros in Egypt, Marine XII in the Republic of the Congo, Goliat in Norway and Kashagan in Kazakhstan are just a few of Eni’s new projects. Come and discover them all!

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A record breaking-field - Nooros | Eni Video Channel

Eni has enjoyed another great success in its exploration in Egypt. Nooros has reached a gas production rate of 20 million m³ per day in just 13 months, an extraordinary record achieved earlier than expected thanks to the skill of the team involved. Yet another triumph for Eni. Find out more about Nooros: https://www.eni.com/en_IT/operations/stories-people/production-gas-nooros-egypt.page Subscribe on Eni Video Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4T5-TgmOJWXgeOLGwj-Ekw ----- Want more from Eni? Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EniItalia/?fref=ts Twitter: https://twitter.com/eni https://twitter.com/Eniday Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/eni/ Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/enidigital/albums Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/2/106162487688494239281/posts

Nooros: a record-breaking field

Eni has enjoyed another great success in its exploration in Egypt.

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The history of Zohr

Largest gas field in the Mediterranean.

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Eni’s activities in Egypt

activities in Egypt Eni's activities in Egypt Overview In detail: the main activities related to the E&P sector conducted by Eni in Egypt since 1954 a focus on production activities Nooros and Zohr Eni offices [...] offices and contacts in Egypt Exploration & Production In 2016 , hydrocarbon production was 185 ...

12 May 2016 eni.com Section: enipedia

2004 Egypt - a Core Country

2004 Egypt - a Core Country 2004 Egypt - a Core Country Overview In detail: the date of the event and a list of speakers the presentation viewable on Slideshare and/or the podcast and/or the direct [...] pdf 3 MB Presentation of Claudio Descalzi pdf 2 MB Presentation of Angelo D ...

27 October 2004 eni.com Section: enipedia

2004 Business Update and Field Trip to Egypt & Libya

2004 Business Update and Field Trip to Egypt & Libya 2004 Business Update and Field Trip to Egypt & Libya Overview In detail: the date of the event and a list of speakers the presentation viewable [...] Stefano Cao pdf 4 MB Presentation of Luciano Sgubini pdf 1 MB 2004 Business Update and ...

26 October 2004 eni.com Section: enipedia

Nooros: a record-breaking field

Eni in the world | Egypt Common bias about gas There's no denying that climate change is being driven by the burning of fossil fuels but, as is often the case, the facts often come surrounded by myths. [...] new focal point of development and unexpected opportunities. Read the article Eni ...

13 September 2017 eni.com Section: operations

Dual exploration model

generate cash in advance, thereby reducing investments - as we have already done in Mozambique and Egypt. Zohr: a successful model in action In 2016, the biggest deposit of natural gas in the Mediterranean [...] Converting exploration achievements into business value The revolution started in Mozambique in 2013, when Eni transferred 20 ...

31 August 2017 eni.com Section: operations

Eni's investments in the Exploration & Production segment

performance continued on a positive trend, with a total recordable injury rate of 0.34 (unchanged from 2015). Eni is engaged in maintaining a high safety standard in each of its operations leveraging also on continuous [...] optimization and initiatives to contain fugitive emissions, in particular developed for the 2016 in ...

4 May 2017 eni.com Section: operations

Eni: the history of a great company

Mattei's Eni, in collaboration with the country, was able to play a delicate and courageous diplomatic role in the dialogue between the parties. A stratified strategy In the following years, Eni decided [...] with the Libyan government in September 1974 was followed by further agreements in Egypt, Nigeria and Tunisia ...

12 May 2016 eni.com Section: company

The history of Zohr

received 30 per cent and the British giant 10 per cent. Press Release | Eni sells a 10% stake in Shorouk Concession offshore Egypt to BP A Fast-Approaching Future Interview with Tarek El-Molla, Egypt's [...] conversion system, Egypt has the opportunity to become a regional energy hub and reach its goal ...

17 October 2017 eni.com Section: operations

Production in 2016

share). The table with data on the production of Eni hydrocarbons in the Countries COUNTRIES WHERE ACTVITIES IN PRODUCTION ARE ON GOING 2016 Production net to Eni Country Production Liquids b Natural gas c [...] shutdown. New fields' start- ups and production ramp-ups at fields started up in 2015 mainly in ...

8 August 2017 eni.com Section: enipedia

2004 Financial results and presentations

Quarterly Results November 10, 2004 2004 Eni Third Quarter Results and Business Trends Podcast July, 29 2004 2004 - Eni Second Quarter Results Podcast May 11, 2004 2004 - Eni First Quarter Results Podcast Presentations [...] 28, 2004 2004 Libya - a Core Country October 27, 2004 2004 Egypt - a Core Country October 26 ...

16 June 2017 eni.com Section: enipedia