1983 - A gas pipeline in the desert.Back to the timeline
April – Snam signed an agreement with the distribution company association for supplying gas for non-industrial purposes.
June – The price of gas sold to non-industrial suppliers increased to 40 lire/cubic metre as a result of the application of a new tariff introduced by the CIP.
August – Imports of natural gas from Algeria began., with the average daily volume at the end of the year amounting to 18 million cubic metes.
November – Samim’s plant and the companies belonging to the privately-owned Tonolli group are disposed of to Sameton, a company operating in the secondary metallurgical sector.
5 December - Agip Nucleare is merged into Agip Spa.
Agip began oil exploration in Guinea, China and Australia.
The 2,200-kilometre Transmed gas pipeline entered service, transporting Algerian natural gas to Italy across Tunisia and the Sicily Channel.