Date Company Accusation City / Area / Country Source Tags Media
(Co-owned by Eni)
Court jails six over charges of corruption against Sonatrach, including money laundering, awarding contracts contrary to the law and regulations, and hiking the prices of contracts - Saipem, together with Contel-Funkwerk, also fined $38,000.AlgeriaReutersBribing & Corruption, Fraud
19/01/2016EniOil Companies benefit from excessively generous tax breaks, including 12-year tax holidays. Estimated tax loss for Nigeria is US$ 3.3 billion.NigeriaSOMO, Action AidTax Avoidance
EniENI responsible for 349 oil spills in 2014, more than 500 oil spills in 2013, and 474 oil spills from operations in 2012, says Amnesty.Niger Delta, Rivers, NigeriaAmnesty InternationalPollution
(Co-owned by Eni)
Italian prosecutors allege that Saipem paid intermediaries 197 million euros to bag contracts worth 8 billion euros in early 2010.AlgeriaReutersBribing & Corruption
17/12/2009EniWikiLeaks cables reveal allegations that ENI tried to bribe its way into Uganda’s oil fields by making payments through the security minister and ruling party secretary-general.UgandaPlatformBribing & Corruption, Market Fraud & Antitrust
06/03/2009EniEuropean Commission files formal antitrust charges, believing ENI conspired to keep competitors from using its gas pipelines.Brussels, BelgiumEuropean CommissionMarket Fraud & Antitrust
Oil spill and poor clean-up practices by locals cause environmental hazard on soil and water.Niger Delta, NigeriaIRIN NewsPollution
Amnesty documents clean-up failures after oil spills, threats of violence and incidents of violent assaults on local community relating to oil companies.Niger Delta, NigeriaAmnesty InternationalBeatings & Violence, Death Threats, Pollution