Rome, Italy – Italian energy company ENI, in partnership with British company BP, announced that they had discovered 120 billion cubic meters of natural gas reserves off Egypt in the Eastern Mediterranean.

About 120 billion cubic meters of natural gas fields were discovered off Egypt.

In a written statement, Italian energy company ENI said natural gas was discovered at a field off Egypt’s Nile Delta in cooperation with British energy company BP.

The new discovery was made 5 kilometres offshore, 16 metres deep and 4 kilometres north of the Great Nooros site, which was discovered in July 2015.