Eni Inks Mining, Biodiesel Agreements With Angola

Law360, New York (December 22, 2011, 2:12 PM EST) -- Italian oil company Eni SpA signed three agreements with Sonangol EP, Angola's national oil company, including an initiative to develop a new joint mining agreement, Eni said Thursday.

Eni and Sonangol also agreed to start a pilot project involving biodiesel made from food, and a gas development project related to a deepwater mining project that Eni operates off the coast of Angola, the company said in a statement. The joint mining initiatives will take place in Angola as well as other countries, Eni said.

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