Natural gas is a mix of chemical substances, called hydrocarbons, that are generally found in a gaseous state. Natural gas is found in the subsoil and is almost always associated with oil. It mostly comprises methane but also includes small quantities of ethane, propane, butane and pentane, etc. This is why natural gas is often simply referred to as ‘methane'.

Renewable energy, sustainable natural gas

developing technologies to make natural gas more sustainable and reduce greenhouse emissions. Accompanying the energy revolution Eni invests in technology to make the use of natural gas more efficient, key in the [...] need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions represents a great opportunity for technological and business growth. With this in ...

12 May 2016 eni.com Section: Innovation

The procurement and sale of natural gas

procurement and sale of natural gas Eni is active in the supply and sale of gas. The volumes of natural gas procured in 2015 increased. The long journey of gas Transportation of gas from the production sites [...] that evaluates the total availability of gas (from domestic production, imports and storage ...

12 May 2016 eni.com Section: operations

Supply and sales of natural gas in 2016

0.61 The Gulf of Mexico 0.3 Worldwide gas sales 88.93 Supply and sales of natural gas in 2016 Overview Supply of natural gas: 2016 keyfacts Sales of natural gas: 2016 keyfacts Sales of LNG: 2016 keyfacts [...] Supply and sales of natural gas in 2016 Supply and sales ...

9 August 2017 eni.com Section: enipedia

The centrality of natural gas in a scenario of change

sources and by maximizing gas usage, mainly for the decarbonisation of electricity generation but also of transport. Still gas in the future It is an indisputable fact that natural gas , combined with a growing [...] News The centrality of natural gas in a scenario of change The role of natural gas ...

18 October 2017 eni.com Section: company

An experimental approach to the activation of natural gas

the activation of natural gas In 2015, Helmut Schwarz won an Eni Award for research into an innovative approach to the selective activation of inert C-H bonds The activation of natural gas for its conversion [...] Professor Schwarz's work focused on a fundamental problem of modern research: the activation of ...

12 May 2016 eni.com

Eni Award 2015, Helmut Schwarz. An experimental approach to the activation of natural gas

Schwarz. An experimental approach to the activation of natural gas Eni Award 2015, Helmut Schwarz. An experimental approach to the activation of natural gas Overview In detail: a video in which the winner [...] The activation of natural gas for its conversion into heavier hydrocarbons Professor Schwarz's work focused on ...

12 May 2016 eni.com Section: enipedia

Gas activities

Midstream involves the supply of gas, including the initial separation and the removal of impurities ; when natural gas is extracted from wells, it is cleaned and dehydrated. Natural gas is actually a mixture of [...] Our work involves supplying and selling wholesale natural gas. Keeping energy moving As well as being ...

7 May 2018 eni.com Section: operations

Gas advocacy

News Gas advocacy Our commitment to a low-carbon future and sustaining a new paradigm for energy is based on the use of gas. The future of energy Natural gas comprises a mixture of gas hydrocarbons, dominated [...] portfolio and the promotion of natural gas. In the long term, we are trusting ...

26 April 2018 eni.com Section: operations

Gas in liquid form

Methanol, one of the most interesting energy carriers Gas in liquid form Methanol, one of the most interesting energy carriers The role of natural gas in energy transition In the current transition phase, [...] Eni is promoting the use of natural gas - a fossil fuel with a low carbon content and ...

4 October 2017 eni.com Section: Innovation

Volume 2 – World Gas and Renewables Review 2017

News Volume 2 - World Gas and Renewables Review 2017 Eni presents the 16th edition of the World Oil and Gas Review, the annual statistics report on oil and natural gas. For the first time, this year the [...] industry and the second one, the World Gas & Renewables Review, dedicated to natural ...

29 October 2017 eni.com Section: company

The path to decarbonization

Scenario. Our natural gas projects in Egypt, Mozambique, Ghana and Indonesia confirm our commitment to the rapid development of natural gas. In Egypt's Zohr , for example, we started producing gas in record [...] the use of low-carbon fuels and a resilient oil and gas portfolio, the growth of our green ...

18 July 2018 eni.com Section: operations

The marketing activities and markets for gas sales

Gas marketing activities Eni is active in 30 countries worldwide in the trading of oil, natural gas, LNG and electricity. Gas and electricity trading Eni is highly competitive in the wholesale marketing [...] operates is the supply of electricity to major clients, which it produces at seven gas-fired plants in ...

12 May 2016 eni.com Section: operations

ADIPEC - The Oil & Gas exhibition

emissions, development of renewable energy sources and the promotion of natural gas by investment in research and development. Natural gas, which has the smallest carbon footprint of all fossil fuels, will [...] development. Claudio Descalzi Eni's participation in ADIPEC ADIPEC is a place for all the world's oil and ...

13 November 2017 eni.com Section: media

Our strategy for a low-carbon future

eco-friendly refineries and diversifying our energy mix. Gas advocacy Gas advocacy Our toolkit is extensive when it comes to promoting natural gas, with increasingly large reserves to draw upon, a selection [...] focused on renewable sources - with natural gas, an energy source with a low carbon content, to bridge the gap ...

12 April 2018 eni.com Section: media

Energy mix

targets set by the Paris Agreement. The role of natural gas in sustainable energy Promoting the use of gas is a key part of our decarbonisation strategy. Gas is the best possible partner for renewables during [...] portfolio and promotion of natural gas as a transition source for electricity generation and ...

4 May 2018 eni.com Section: operations

Servizi Fondo Bombole Metano

contributions from: suppliers of natural gas to service stations proportional to the amount of gas supplied. owners of "gas cylinder wagons" designed to transport natural gas in proportion to the number of [...] Finance, the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport, natural gas producers, owners of cylinders for natural gas, distributors and ...

12 May 2016 eni.com Section: enipedia

Young Researcher of the Year-Stefano Langé

process solution for the purification of natural gas. How to use low quality gas reserves Category: Young Researcher of the Year The increasing global natural gas demand together with the availability of [...] of a significant portion of remaining natural gas reserves with high CO 2 and/or H 2 S ...

5 October 2017 eni.com Section: Innovation

Production in 2016

the oil and natural gas production started by major projects the table with data on countries with production activities Production activities: 2016 key facts In 2016, oil and natural gas production averaged [...] decline of mature fields. Oil and gas production sold amounted to 608.6 mmboe. The 35.2 mmboe ...

8 August 2017 eni.com Section: enipedia

LNG activities

sector involves the buying and selling of liquefied natural gas. A leader in European and emerging markets As an international gas and LNG (liquefied natural gas) operator, integrated with the Upstream sector, [...] emerging economies. Transforming gas for transportation For long distances, gas is transported from its production sites to consumers ...

7 May 2018 eni.com Section: operations

Climate change and new forms of energy

The Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) investment, which included Eni as well as ten others, will be allocated in the next ten years to initiatives and projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. [...] emissions along the Oil & Gas supply chain, in partnership with UN Environment. Leveraging on the skills of ...

12 May 2016 eni.com Section: Sustainability