Ministry of Petroleum (Egypt)

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Arab Republic of Egypt
Ministry of Petroleum
وزارة البترول و الثروة المعدنية
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Agency overview
Jurisdiction Government of Egypt
Headquarters Nasr City, Cairo Egypt
Agency executives Sherif Ismail, 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 EGPC
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 current minister is Sherif Ismail.[1]


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. ^ "BREAKING: New government swears in". Cairo Post. 17 June 2014. Retrieved 24 June 2014. 
  • Nawar, Abdel-Hameed (2005). ""The Emerging Landscape of the Natural Gas in Egypt"". Cairo University, manuscript. 

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