Eni's Board Approves 2009 Interim Dividend

Eni's Board of Directors has resolved the distribution of an interim dividend for the fiscal year 2009 of €0.50 per share on shares outstanding at the record date as of September 21, 2009 payable from September 24, 2009. The intention to distribute a €0.50 interim dividend was announced to the market on July 31, 2009 when the Company published its second quarter results. Holders of ADRs will receive €1.00 per ADR, being each ADR listed on the New York Stock Exchange representative of two Eni shares, payable on October 1, 2009, with a September 16, 2009 record date.

Eni's independent auditors have issued their opinion pursuant to art. 2433-bis, paragraph 5, of the Italian Civil Code.