The name INDENI was made by joining the names INDECO and ENI Group of Companies of Italy. 

Located in Ndola, on the Copperbelt province of Zambia, the refinery began operations in June 1973. It is supplied by a 1700Km Crude Oil Pipeline from Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania. INDENI has a design capacity of 1,100,000 MT per year at 77.5 % Crude Oil and 22.5 % others.