Italy's Agip Awarded Exploration Permit In Tunisia
Tunisia's state-owned oil company ETAP awarded on 16 April an onshore exploration permit to Italy's Agip SpA in the Tataouine region of southern Tunisia. The permit covers a 1,552-sq. km. area in the Jenein North block. The agreement was signed by Tunisia's Minister of Industry, Mr. Slaheddine Bouguerra, and Agip's Vice President, Mr. Edoardo Cainer.