Eng. Sameh Fahmy, Minister of Petroleum held talks with Dr. Omar Katana, Chief of the Energy and Natural Resources Authority of the Palestinian Authority, in which they discussed promoting mutual cooperation in the field of Oil and Gas industry along with benefiting the Palestinian side of the Egyptian Expertise, particularly in the natural gas industry.
During the meeting, the issue of energy supplies security in the coming period was discussed, including the needs of the Palestinian Authority, expressing the willingness of the Petroleum Sector to contribute to providing these needs.
Fahmy clarified that they discussed providing volumes of natural gas to be utilized in Gaza power station, and offering all the Egyptian potentials and expertise to develop the discovered gas fields off Gaza coasts on the Mediterranean Sea.

(MoP)