About NAOC

Eni E&P division commenced activities in Nigeria in 1962 through a wholly owned subsidiary

Nigerian Agip Oil Company Limited, with the offer of participation in its operations by Federal Government in case of commercial discovery. This option was subsequently exercised in 1973.

The 20th edition of the GRP-NAOC Farmers’ Day Celebration

On the 19th of November 2016, the 20th edition of Green Rivers Project’s Farmers day took place for the first time in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. The event is dedicated each year to the celebration of the achievements of famers supported by the Project in Bayelsa, Delta, Imo and Rivers States. The theme for this year’s event “Sustainable Farming for Sustainability” is to underscore the important role the Green River Project is playing in the livelihood and sustenance of many families, the opportunities it provides for youth and women empowerment and as a model for sustainable socio-economic development.


The constant and systematic search for operational excellence is a fundamental component of Eni’s culture

Eni conducts its activities in compliance with applicable international standards, laws, regulations and the national policies of the countries in which it operates, also with regard to environmental protection.

Eni Award 2017

Since 2008 Eni has been offering the Eni award, aimed to promote research and technological innovation in the fields of energy and environment. The “Debut in Research: Young Talents from Africa” is part of the Eni award and its purpose is to help new generation of African researchers to emerge, by offering each of the two (2) final winners a scholarship for post graduate course (e.g. doctoral course) in cooperation with prestigious Italian universities and research institutes.

Territory and Communities

In the course of the years eni has accomplished hundreds of projects in the sector of health assistance,

social and agricultural development, education and professional formation, environmental protection and culture. NAOC JV, which operate on shore, has been actively involved in the promotion of socio-economic development and fruitful relationship with its host communities numbering about 350 and spread over 4 states: Rivers, Bayelsa, Delta and Imo in the Niger delta region.

NAE Emerges as Local Content Operator of 2016

For the second time in the last three years, Nigerian Agip Exploration (NAE), the fully owned Eni company operating offshore of Nigeria, has been honoured as the 2016 Local Content Operator of the Year, in recognition of its distinguished performance amongst corporate organizations promoting local content development in the oil and gas sector in Nigeria. NAE was the recipient of the prestigious industry achievement award for 2014.