Italy energy group ENI plans to invest $500 million in Tunisia in the next three years, the company's CEO Paolo Scaroni said on Thursday.

We will continue to work in Tunisia. It does not have the resources of Libya or Algeria but we will continue to work there to find new energy and we plan on investing 500 million dollars there over the next three years, he said on the sidelines of a meeting at the foreign ministry with the Tunisian industry minister.