PM Netanyahu Meets With ENI CEO Descalz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu satisfied throughout Jerusalem with the CEO regarding Italy's state energy business ENI, Claudio Descalzi. Your meeting has been furthermore attended by simply energy Minister Dr. Yuval Steinitz, National Safety Advisor, Yossi Cohen and Prime Minister's Workplace Dir.-Gen. Eli Groner.

Prime Minister Netanyahu created the particular following statement:

"As section of your developing strategic cooperation between Israel as well as Italy in a assortment regarding fields, I see great importance to end up being able to cooperation along with Italy furthermore inside the area involving energy."

The Prime Minister as well as Mr. Descalzi discussed new developments inside the eastern Mediterranean basin gasoline fields, including ENI 's new discovery inside Egypt's Exclusive Economic Zone (economic waters). Your a couple of furthermore discussed the future progression of your gasoline fields inside Israel's economic waters.

Prime Minister Netanyahu and Mr. Descalzi agreed that will throughout light in the growing demand for natural gas in the region, and to end up being able in order to always promote your common pursuits in the countries along with major energy companies within the region, further possibilities regarding cooperation require to be explored, which includes joint development or perhaps transfer regarding natural gas to several consumers.

ENI's CEO introduced the significance of synergies throughout joint development of natural gas within the eastern Mediterranean via future allocation of resources, also as by means of export as well as transport infrastructure involving Israel's gas.