Egyptian Minister of Petroleum, Tarek El Molla, and his Jordanian Counterpart, Hala Zawati, witnessed the signing of a long term agreement for the maintenance and operations of the natural gas pipeline in Jordan, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

El Molla praised the integration between the two countries due to the natural gas projects supported by the Ministry, which sets a new leap in the oil and gas industry.

According to a press release, the ministry said that El Molla contributed in the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa that is taking place in Jordan on April 6-7 and was the speaker in a panel entitled ‘New Energy for the Middle East’.