Natural resources

Eni enters in Lebanon signing two Exploration and Production contracts

09 February 2018 - 4:01 PM CET

San Donato Milanese (Milan), 9 February 2018 - Eni has signed two Exploration and Production Agreements (EPA) with the Republic of Lebanon covering Blocks 4 and 9, located in the deep waters offshore Lebanon. The agreements are the result of the first International Competitive Offshore Licensing Round launched by Lebanese Petroleum Authority.


The agreements open the way for the exploration of the Offshore of Lebanon and further strengthen the Company’s presence in the Eastern Mediterranean, where the Company operates exploration and production activities in Egypt and exploration activities in Cyprus.


Eni holds a 40% participation interest in both blocks. Total is the Operator with a 40% stake, while Novatek holds a 20% stake.

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