Italy's oil giant Eni to invest 3.5 billion in EgyptStaff Writer | August 2, 2017
Italy's oil major firm Eni announced that it intends to pump investments of 3.5 billion in Egypt in 2018, official MENA news agency reported.
Oil exploration The largest gas field
Eni announced in August 2015 the discovery of the largest gas field, named Zohr, in the Mediterranean Sea in the Egyptian offshore, saying it could hold a potential of 30 trillion cubic feet (850 billion cubic meters) of lean gas in a place covering an area of about 100 square km.
Descalzi updated the Egyptian prime minister with the Eni's development progress of Zohr gas field, referring to Egypt as a key strategic partner of the Italian giant company.
The Eni chief expects Zohr to produce more than 500 million cubic feet of gas per day by the end of 2017.
Eni has been operating in Egypt for over 60 years. ■