The company’s four-year investment plan is focused on high value projects with quick returns and the development of conventional projects.

Capital expenditure

2014 2015 2016
Exploration & Production (€ million) 10,156 9,980 8,254
Gas & Power (€ million) 172 154 120
Refining & Marketing and Chemicals (€ million) 819 628 664
Corporate and financial companies (€ million) 113 64 55
Impact of unrealized intragroup profit elimination (€ million) -82 -85 87
Capital expenditure - continuing operations (€ million) 11,178 10,741 9,180
Capital expenditure - discontinued operations (€ million) 561 781 -
Capital expenditure (€ million) 11,872 11,302 9,180

Source: Integrated Annual Report 2016

Technological innovation

2014 2015 2016
R&D expenditure(¹) (€ million) 174 176 161
First patent filing applications (number) 64 33 40
- of which filed on renewable sources (number) 29 16 12

(¹) Net of general and administrative costs

Source: Integrated Annual Report 2016

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