1970 - Africa, a refined country.Back to the timeline
11 February – An agreement was signed between Indeco (Industrial Development Corporation) of Zambia and Anic, for the construction of a refinery at Ndola.
14 May – Plans were drawn up for the construction of an oil pipeline from Iran to Turkey for transporting crude oil on behalf of a European-American-British consortium (Bechtel, Saipem, Entrepose, Thyssen and Williams Brothers) and NIOC (National Iranian Oil Company).
26 June - Agip (Bangui) Sa was set up in Bangui (Central African Republic), for the marketing and production of liquid and gas hydrocarbons.
27 June – The President of the Central African Republic, Bokassa, paid a visit to Italy, where he signed an agreement for oil exploration in his country.
29 July – An agreement was signed between Agip and the Central African Republic for the marketing of petroleum products through Agip Bangui.
27 November – A collaboration agreement was signed between Agip and the government of Uganda.