1966 - And there was oil.Back to the timeline
15 February – Saep, Société Anonyme d’Exploitation Pétrolière, was set up in Tunisia for mining research.
7 April – A commercial agreement was signed between Sitep (Société Italo-Tunisienne d'Exploitation Pétrolière) and Agip.
27 June – Agip Tanzania Ltd was set up in Dar Es Salaam for the distribution of petroleum products.
28 June – Agip España SA and Agip Uganda Ltd were set up for the distribution of petroleum products.
18 July – The Agip Ancona oil tanker arrived at Genoa from Tunisia with the first consignment of crude oil from the El Borma deposits owned by Sitep (Société italo-tunisienne d’exploitation pétrolière).
20 September – An Italian-Bulgarian agreement was signed in Rome for economic, industrial and technical cooperation.
5 October – Agip Petroleum Cowas set up in Dover (Delaware) for mining research.
19 December – Simea (South Italy atomic energy company) was merged into Snam.