If rumors of a 6-8tcf discovery on Block 6 are confirmed, Eni will likely look to a tie-in with its Egyptian Zohr field.

Italian firm Eni is set to imminently announce the discovery of a sizeable natural gas deposit offshore Cyprus, MEES understands. But the question is whether the quantities – rumored at 6-8tcf, which would put it ahead of the 2011 Aphrodite discovery – will prove commercially viable.

In favor of the latest discovery, dubbed Calypso after the nymph who...