Monday, 19th October 2015
CHECKMATE: ENI SHAKES UP THE MEDITERRANEAN STATUS QUO
By Amanda Figueras
Sometimes in life, as in chess, a single movement may determine the outcome of an entire game.
In this sense, Eni’s discovery of massive gas deposits in Egypt could be the checkmate that Israeli gas exports have long anticipated –and dreaded–. With a Queen who can now move more freely than ever on the chessboard, the question is now focused on how Israel will react to the threat.