This new briefing warns that Eni is on the cusp of greenlighting a new surge of oil and gas extraction. Eni could rank third among companies globally in 2023 in the volume of new oil and gas reserves approved for development.
Eni and Equinor are on track to rank as the world’s third and eighth worst upstream oil and gas expanders, respectively, in 2023.
This new briefing exposes the Norwegian company’s fossil-fueled energy strategy as grossly misaligned with global efforts to stem the climate crisis. The analysis details how the company lacks credible climate pledges and continues to prioritize oil and gas investments and fossil fuel extraction expansion.
This new analysis shows that over 47 Gigatonnes of CO2 could be released by extracting and burning fossil fuels from within protected areas.
The Leave it in the Ground Initiative (LINGO), in collaboration with Oil Change International, today launched the findings of a global analysis which maps fossil fuels underneath the world’s protected areas. For the first time, it quantifies the threat from fossil fuel extraction to legally protected areas worldwide.