Eni mulls North Sea asset sale

<div>Italian oil company Eni is examining the sale of some of its assets in the North Sea worth around $1bn (&pound;610m), its chief executive Paolo Scaroni said yesterday. &ldquo;We will see if there are opportunities to make sales. From time to time we clean up our portfolio,&rdquo; he said. Eni&rsquo;s North Sea fields produce 20,000 barrels of oil a day and contain reserves equivalent to 120m barrels.</div>