President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi ratified law No. 155 of 2020 allowing for the amendment of the petroleum exploration agreement in the East Abu Sennan concession in the Western Desert, according to the State Information Service (SIS).

Under the new law, the Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources will have the authority to amend the aforementioned contract with the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) and Tharwa Petroleum Company.