Oslo / Norway, February 14, 2011 – Eni Norge has awarded a 4-year contract to Kuehne + Nagel to provide integrated transport, forwarding and customs clearance services. Eni Norge is part of the Italian integrated energy company Eni and operates in oil & gas exploration and production.
The new agreement encompasses the provision of logistics services to Eni Norge for the development, drilling and operational phases of two new offshore projects – Goliat and Marulk. The new offshore fields are located in the Barents Sea and Norwegian Sea to the north of the country.
“As an established logistics provider to this industry, Kuehne + Nagel’s Oil & Gas division is ideally placed to manage the requirements for Eni Norge’s exciting new developments in Norway,” comments Leif Arne Strømmen, National Manager Oil & Gas, Kuehne + Nagel Norway. “This unique opportunity also supports Kuehne + Nagel’s strategy to expand its offering to this market in northern Norway.”
Eni Norge is part of Eni S.p.A, the Italian integrated energy company with operations in 77 countries and a staff of 78,000 employees. It operates in oil & gas exploration, production, transportation, transformation and marketing in petrochemicals, oilfield services, constructions and engineering.
About Kuehne + Nagel
With more than 56,000 employees at 900 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world’s leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based supply chain management services.
In Norway, Kuehne + Nagel operates 14 locations with around 440 employees.