Eni SpA warned it expects payment delays from Venezuela as the Italian energy explorer faces the same challenges that forced Schlumberger Ltd. to cut back activity in the country with the world’s largest oil reserves. The affected payments shouldn’t be “huge numbers,” Chief Financial Officer Massimo Mondazzi said on a conference call with analysts Friday, adding that current outstanding receivables are below $100 million. The collapse in oil prices, an unprecedented economic recession and a looming $14 billion in bond repayments due over the next year have brought Venezuela to the brink of default. The South American country, which is so broke that it may not have enough money to pay the people who print its money, depends on crude for 95 percent of its export revenue. Schlumberger announced earlier this month that it will cut back its activity in Venezuela after the world’s largest oil-services provider failed to […]