Planetek Italia and Airbus Defence and Space have been awarded a contract for the supply of high-resolution Earth observation imagery and services by Eni, the Italian multinational oil and gas company. With the data and services provided, Eni will have actionable information at hand to improve their wide range of onshore and offshore activities.
Both companies will support the capacity of Eni to get valuable information for its planning, monitoring, analysis and reporting activities, by offering remotely sensed satellite products and value added services, as maritime surveillance and vessel detection, oil spill detection, sea ice monitoring, onshore oil and gas prospect detection.
“We are excited to start this new contract”, said Giovanni Sylos Labini, CEO, Planetek Italia. “We are given an excellent opportunity to assist a supermajor energy company such as Eni in critical operational and decision making activities, providing state-of-the-art satellite products and value added services”.
François Lombard, Head of the Intelligence Business Cluster at Airbus Defence and Space, said: “We are eager to support a big international Group like Eni with our fleet of optical and radar satellites. Thanks to our intelligence and monitoring solutions tailored for the oil and gas industry, Eni will get actionable information wherever it is needed.”