Energy: Buoyed by ENI, Italy looks to Africa to free itself from Russian supply

By Olivier Caslin
Posted on Thursday, 8 September 2022 16:13

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune (L) and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi (R) at El Mouradia Palace in Algiers, 18 July 2022. ©ANSA via ZUMA Press

With the Ukrainian crisis, Rome rushed to Africa to find the gas it can no longer obtain from Moscow. A trend that promises to continue, whatever the political stripe of the parliament that emerges from general elections on 25 September.