Eni posted a loss of some $320mn in Q2 of this year along with an output drop of 2.2% on the previous quarter but it hopes restarts and key discoveries will help output reach 2015 levels by the end of the year.

Domestic troubles, major disruptions in Nigeria and a ‘weak but slowly improving market environment’ have been the major contributors behind a difficult second quarter of 2016 for Italian firm Eni, which saw its output fall 2% to 1.734mn barrels of oil equivalent per day...