Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, appoints Alaa El Batal as the new Chairman for the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC), starting January 26th, 2022, the ministry announced.
This comes as EGPC’s former Chairman Abed Ezz EL Regal has reached the legal retirement age.
Before becoming the chairman for EGPC, El Batal has led an astonishing journey benefiting the Egyptian oil and gas sector. In May, 2020, El Batal was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors at Ganoub El Wadi Petroleum Holding Company (Ganope). Before that, El Batal has served EGPC as the Vice President for Exploration, a position he held for 18 months.