Israeli Lawmakers Scramble as “Supergiant” Gas Field Discovered Off Coast of Egypt

A “supergiant” natural gas field has been discovered off the coast of Egypt, the Italian energy company Eni announced Sunday, calling the find the “largest-ever” natural gas deposit the largest ever found in the Mediterranean Sea.

The discovery was made during Eni’s Zohr prospect “in the deep waters of Egypt.” It is believed that the gas field holds some 30 trillion cubic feet of gas over an area of 100 square kilometers (38.6 miles). ∞∞∞∞∞ MORE »»»»