Ministry of Petroleum (Egypt)

Arab Republic of Egypt
Ministry of Petroleum
وزارة البترول و الثروة المعدنية

Agency overview
Jurisdiction Government of Egypt
Headquarters Nasr City, Cairo Egypt
Agency executives
  • Tareq el Molla, Minister of Petroleum
  • Abdllah Ghorab, Chairman, EGPC
  • Sherif Sousa, Chairman, EGAS
  • Mohamed saafan, Chairman, ECHEM
  • Sherif Ismail (formerly), Chairman, GANOPE
  • Mosaad Hashim, Chairman, EMRA
Child agencies
Website Official website
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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.[1] The current minister is Tareq el Molla.[2]

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.


  1. 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.
  2. "Egypt's Sherif Ismail cabinet with 16 new faces sworn in by President Sisi". Ahram Online. 19 September 2015. Retrieved 19 September 2015.

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