Eni’s CEO, Claudio Descalzi, met with Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi, the member of the Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ruler of Sharjah, to asses Eni’s activities in Sharjah after its acquisition of onshore areas A, B and C for exploration operations, a press release reported.

According to the statement, Eni and the state-owned Sharjah National Oil Company (SNOC) announced that they commenced the production from Mahani field located in B concession. within two years since the signature of the contract. Additionally, Eni is carrying out exploration activities in A and C concessions noting that Area C is underexplored.

The two sides also discussed the potential opportunities regarding energy transition as well as renewable projects. They searched for future collaboration in the broad energy value chain including renewables in line with Eni’s commitment for energy transition toward neutral-carbon.

On this occasion, Descalzi praised the support of Al-Qasimi and the partnership between Eni and SNOC.