Ministry of Petroleum (Egypt)

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Arab Republic of Egypt
Ministry of Petroleum
وزارة البترول مصر
Coat of arms of Egypt (Official).svg
Agency overview
Jurisdiction Egypt Egypt
Headquarters Nasr City, Cairo[1]
Agency executives
Child agencies
Website Official website

The Ministry of Petroleum is the Egyptian authority that supervises exploration, production, marketing and distribution of oil, gas and other natural resources. The ministry was established in 1972.[2] The current minister is Tarek El-Molla.[3]


The petroleum sector in Egypt consists of 6 state-owned entities. These are: Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC), Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company(EGAS), Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company (ECHEM), Ganoub El Wadi Petroleum Holding Company (GANOPE), and Egyptian General Authority for Mineral Resources.

See also


  1. ^ "The Cabinet". Cabinet Gov Egypt. 
  2. ^ Egypt Energy Policy Laws and Regulations Handbook Volume 1 Strategic Information and Basic Laws. 3 March 2015. p. 127. ISBN 978-1-312-95044-3. Retrieved 2 May 2016. 
  3. ^ "Egypt's Sherif Ismail cabinet with 16 new faces sworn in by President Sisi". Ahram Online. 19 September 2015. Retrieved 19 September 2015. 
  • Nawar, Abdel-Hameed (2005). ""The Emerging Landscape of the Natural Gas in Egypt"". Cairo University, manuscript. 

External links

  • Ministry of Petroleum Official website
  • The Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC)
  • The Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company
  • The Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company
  • Ganoub El-Wadi Petroleum Holding Company

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