Giuseppe Ricci

Eni S.p.A.

Chief Operating Officer, Energy Evolution

He joined Eni in 1985 initially working in the study and development of new refining processes at the Sannazzaro refinery, before becoming involved in the creation and consolidation of the joint venture with Kuwait Petroleum at the Milazzo refinery. In 2000 he returned to head office as where he was responsible for Refining Processes Development and oversaw the performance optimisation at the refining facilities of Agip Petroli. He left central technologies to take over, in 2004, as director of the Gela Refinery, a particularly challenging assignment both from a managerial perspective and in terms of the refining cycle and the complexity of the plant; in 2006 he was appointed managing director of the refinery. In June 2010 he was made Senior Vice President of the Industrial Sector for Refining & Marketing, with responsibility for the refineries, storage deposits, oil pipelines and plant and facilities in Italy, as well as the management of subsidiary and associated companies in Italy and abroad. As Industrial Director he also held a series of additional responsibilities, such as the chairmanship of Gela and Milazzo. In 2012 he took on the delicate role of Eni’s Executive Vice President Health, Safety Environment and Quality with responsibility for providing the guidelines, coordination and control of safety, industrial health, product safety, the environment and quality. He was appointed as Chief Refining & Marketing Officer on 12 September 2016. He was appointed Deputy Chief Operating Officer of Energy Evolution and Director Green/Traditional Refinery and Marketing of Eni on July 1, 2020. He has been Chief Operating Officer of Energy Evolution since 1st January 2021. He has been President of Confindustria Energia since July 2017 and President of AIDIC (Italian Association of chemical Engineering) since 2018. He has a degree in chemical engineering.

Sessions With Giuseppe Ricci

Wednesday, 3 March

  • 02:10pm - 02:40pm (CST) / 03/mar/2021 08:10 pm - 03/mar/2021 08:40 pm

    Strategic Dialogue

    Cleantech Investment Strategies

    Panel Clean Tech Upstream Oil & Gas Finance & Investment/Trading & Risk Management Gas & LNG
    The oil and gas industry is embracing clean technology more than ever and traditional energy companies have moved past initial skepticism of renewable energy sources and sustainability initiatives to become increasingly bigger players in the energy transition. Every year the volume of investing and partnering in diverse cleantech areas, including renewables, batteries, hydrogen, water treatment, or EV charging, continues to grow. This growth of new technologies and investment opportunities requires the development and implementation of a clear strategy for cleantech investments that finds the right balance between sustainability goals and corporate returns. What is the strategic approach by oil and gas companies in cleantech? What is the right level of investment to become a cleantech leader without negatively impacting overall company returns?