| Eni |
(Oil company, Gas company)
|Member of||Atlantic Council/Corporate Members, Council on Foreign Relations/Corporate Members|
|Italian multinational oil and gas founded by Enrico Mattei.|
Eni S.p.A. is an Italian multinational oil and gas company headquartered in Rome. Led to its importance by the legendary Enrico Mattei, it is considered one of the seven "supermajor" oil companies in the world, with a market capitalization of US$54.08 billion, as of 11 April 2022. The Italian government owns a 30.33% golden share in the company, 4.37% held through the Ministry of Economy and Finance and 25.96% through the Cassa Depositi e Prestiti.
The name "ENI" was initially the acronym of "Ente Nazionale Idrocarburi" (National Hydrocarbons Board). Through the years after its foundation however, it operated in many fields including contracting, nuclear power, energy, mining, chemicals and plastics, refining/extraction and distribution machinery, hospitality industry and even the textile industry and news.