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Oslo, Wednesday, May 13, 2009
Stock Exchange Notification
Blom awarded NOK 22 million framework agreement with Italian oil company ENI S.p.A.

Blom has signed a two-year framework agreement with an expected value of NOK 22 million to supply high-tech remote sensing services to ENI. Blom expects the project to start during 3rd. quarter 2009. The collected data will among other be used for environmental analysis, oil extraction and geo magnetic surveys.

“This agreement is a further confirmation that our services maintain high professional and commercial level, and it is an international recognition of the expertise we represent”, says Håkon Jacobsen, CEO of Blom ASA.

Blom CGR, the Italian subsidiary of Blom ASA, Europe's largest company within collection and processing of geographic information, has entered into a framework agreement to supply high-tech remote sensing services to Italian ENI. ENI is one of the leading integrated energy companies in the world operating in the oil and gas, power generation, petrochemicals, engineering and construction industries. The agreement involves execution of remote services through the use of airborne sensors in both Italy and territories in Asia and Africa. ENI will use the remote sensing data as part of the evaluation of new investments.

The project will include delivery of aerial ortho and oblique images, in addition to topographic and bathymetric LiDAR (laser) data. The high resolution imagery has a detail level of up to app. 15 cm. per pixel. The collected data will among other be used for environmental analysis, oil extraction and geo magnetic surveys. The agreement underlines Blom’s success within this important focus area.


For further information please contact:

Håkon Jacobsen, CEO of Blom ASA
Email: hakon.jacobsen@blomasa.com
Tel: +47 22 13 19 33

Jan Erik Braathen, CFO of Blom ASA
Email: jan.erik.braathen@blomasa.com
Tel. +47 22 13 19 24.



About ENI
Eni is one of the leading integrated energy companies in the world operating in the oil and gas, power generation, petrochemicals, engineering and construction industries. Eni is present in 70 countries and is Italy's largest company by market capitalization.
www.eni.it


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