Italy's Edison reportedly in talks to buy two Israeli gas fields

|By:, SA News Editor

Italy's Edison, the utility owned by Electricite de France (ECIFF), is in talks to buy two Israeli gas fields, which are estimated to hold up to 50B-70B cubic meters combined, from Noble Energy (NBL) and Delek Drilling (DKDRF), Reuters reports.

The U.S. and Israeli companies developing the huge Leviathan natural gas field offshore Israel, and must sell their stake in two smaller fields to avoid being branded a cartel by the anti-trust authority.