Eni, al Sisi sees Descalzi: “Advancing cooperation”

Meeting in Cairo between the Egyptian president and the CEO of the six-legged dog

“The President: advancing cooperation with Eni”. This is the front page title on al-Ahram ‘today in the article dedicated to the meeting in Cairo between Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and the CEO of the six-legged dog, Claudio Descalzi. “Al-Sisi – reports the newspaper – asked to continue to strengthen the fruitful collaboration with Eni and expressed appreciation for the existing partnership with the group, the various activities it carries out, hoping for its continuation in the field of research and exploration, with the aim of obtaining an optimal use of Egyptian resources for the energy sector “.

The spokesman for the presidency, Bassam Rady – continues the daily – stated that “the meeting took stock of the current and future activity of the Italian company in Egypt, in the sectors of exploration and production of gas and oil, and cooperation in renewable energy projects, in order to consolidate the transformation of Egypt into a regional energy center ”.

Al-Ahram reported the statements of Descalzi, who expressed “pride in the path of cooperation with Egypt and in the discoveries and positive results achieved in the past years” which “makes Egypt one of the main regional countries in the sector of energy production, at a time when the world is going through a serious crisis in this field ”.

“The head of Eni – reports the daily – also examined the integrated cooperation plan with Egypt in the sector of new and renewable energy, in particular wind and solar, setting up a group of joint projects aimed at producing about 10 gigawatts of electricity in the coming years, integrating with the Egyptian strategy of green transformation and increasing the share of the renewable energy mix “.