The Egyptian oil ministry said on Wednesday that the production of the gas field appeared in the Mediterranean Sea reached 2.1 billion cubic feet per day.
The ministry will invest $ 1.2 billion in 2019-2020 to intensify development activities in its region, the ministry said in a statement read by the economy news.
The ministry added that field development investments in 2018-2019 amounted to 3.2 billion dollars.
Italy's Eni emerged in 2015 and has reserves of 30 trillion cubic feet of gas.
Egypt is seeking to accelerate production from its newly discovered fields after it announced that it had stopped importing at the end of last year and sought to turn into a regional energy hub.
Egypt aims to reach production of more than three billion cubic feet per day by the end of this year.