Eni starts up Angolan offshore development

Eni starts up Angolan offshore development

LUANDA, February 28, 2022 – Eni has begun production on its Ndungu Early Production project on the western area of offshore Block 15/06 in Angola, the Italian energy multinational announced on Friday.

Production involves the Ngoma FPSO, with expected production of around 20,000 bopd.

The production vessel is a zero-flaring FPSO upgraded in 2021 to minimise emissions.


The development is the third achieved by Eni on Block 15/06 since July 2021, including the Cuica Early Production and Cabaca North Development projects.

The block is operated by Eni with a 36.84% share. Partners include Angolan NOC <a href='https://theenergyyear.com/companies-institutions/sonangol/’>Sonangol with a 36.84% share and SSI Fifteen with the remaining 26.32% share

For individuals and companies interested in gaining insight into the Angolan and wider African energy industry, the Africa Petroleum Congress and Exhibition (CAPE VIII) will run from May 16-19, 2022, in Luanda, Angola.

CAPE VIII has become one of the largest and most influential events for oil and gas professionals on the African continent. This year’s theme is “Energy Transition: Challenges and Opportunities in the African Oil and Gas Industry.”

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