Protected Carbon in Italy

Basic Data

This table shows a summary of reserves and potential emissions from fossil fuel extraction projects in protected areas in Italy (including projects that are currently extracting, planned or idled).

  • Fossil Fuel Type
  • Fossil Fuel Quantity
  • CO2 Quantity (MT CO2e)
  • Oil & Gas
  • 172.1 MMBOE
  • 72.1
  • Coal
  • 0.0 MT
  • 0.0
  • Combined
  • 72.1

This table shows a summary of potential emissions from fossil fuel deposits under protected areas in Italy. Many of these are not yet the target of any industry activities and could more easily become part of a non-extraction policy.

  • Fossil Fuel Type
  • CO2 Quantity (MT CO2e)
  • Oil & Gas
  • 47.1
  • Coal
  • 2.7
  • Combined
  • 49.8

Profiting Companies and Governments

  • Fossil Fuel Type
  • Profiting Company
  • Oil & Gas
  • AIMAG
  • Oil & Gas
  • Energean Oil & Gas
  • Oil & Gas
  • Eni
  • Oil & Gas
  • Gas Plus
  • Oil & Gas
  • Idroelettrica alto Modenese
  • Oil & Gas
  • Metano Puglia Mauro Cardinali
  • Oil & Gas
  • Open acreage
  • Oil & Gas
  • Po Valley Energy
  • Oil & Gas
  • Shell
  • Oil & Gas
  • SIM

Affected Areas

  • Fossil Fuel Type
  • Affected Area
  • Oil & Gas
  • 'Parco nazionale dell''Appennino Lucano - Val d''Agri - Lagonegrese'
  • Oil & Gas
  • Adriatico settentrionale – Emilia-Romagna
  • Oil & Gas
  • Adriatico Settentrionale Veneto - Delta del Po
  • Oil & Gas
  • Alpesigola, Sasso Tignoso e Monte Cantiere
  • Oil & Gas
  • Area marina protetta Torre del Cerrano
  • Oil & Gas
  • Area naturale marina protetta Capo Rizzuto
  • Oil & Gas
  • Boschi di Piazza Armerina
  • Oil & Gas
  • Fondali da Crotone a Le Castella
  • Oil & Gas
  • Marchesato e Fiume Neto
  • Oil & Gas
  • Parco naturale della Valle del Ticino
  • Oil & Gas
  • Parco naturale di Gallipoli Cognato - Piccole Dolomiti Lucane
  • Oil & Gas
  • Parco naturale regionale Fiume Ofanto
  • Oil & Gas
  • Parco nazionale del Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga
  • Oil & Gas
  • Parco regionale Delta del Po (ER)
  • Oil & Gas
  • Riserva naturale orientata Bosco Pantano di Policoro
  • Oil & Gas
  • Santuario per i Mammiferi Marini
  • Oil & Gas
  • Torre Manfria, Biviere e Piana di Gela
  • Oil & Gas
  • Valle Bertuzzi
  • Oil & Gas
  • Valle di Gruppo
  • Oil & Gas
  • Valle Fortore, Lago di Occhito
  • Oil & Gas
  • Valli residue del comprensorio di Comacchio

Early Warnings

This table shows untouched protected areas that have planned carbon extraction projects, along with their respective startup dates.

  • Affected Area
  • Startup Date
  • Adriatico Settentrionale Veneto - Delta del Po
  • 2026
  • Boschi di Piazza Armerina
  • 2037
  • Parco naturale della Valle del Ticino
  • 2037
  • Adriatico settentrionale – Emilia-Romagna
  • 2045
  • Valle Bertuzzi
  • 2046
  • Parco naturale di Gallipoli Cognato - Piccole Dolomiti Lucane
  • 2049
  • Area marina protetta Torre del Cerrano
  • 2051

This page was created using the best data available. Despite this, errors and omissions are likely. Please contact our team with any errors or confirmation requests you may have. Further information on sources and methodology is available on our data page.