2005 – The last frontiers of black gold.Back to the timeline
January – Construction was completed at Assaluyeh, in Iran, on the coast of the Persian Gulf, of a plant for the treatment of gas and condensate from the South Pars deposits, operated by Eni with 60% through a buy-back contract.
15 March - Italgas disposed of its majority shareholding in Società Azionaria per la Condotta delle Acque Potabili to Amga Spa of Genoa and Smat Spa of Turin.
July – In Angola production started at the Kissanj and Dikanza oil fields, in the Kizomba area (20% owned by Eni), at a depth of approximately 1,300 metres and with a production peak of 47,000 barrels/day.
September – A collaboration agreement was signed with the Indian company Oil & Natural Gas Corporation, for the exploration and production of hydrocarbons in India.
October – In Libya Eni was awarded an exploration licence for four onshore blocks in the Marzuk basin and in the Kufra area.
29 December – An agreement was signed between Amorim Energia (a private Portuguese group) and Rede Electrica Nacional (REN) to jointly run Galp Energia (Galp). The agreement modified and replaced the existing agreement between Eni and the Portuguese state.
December – Eni purchased 90% of the shares in Sarcis Spa, controlled by Ente Minerario Siciliano and owner of permits and licences in the Sicilian onshore area.