The Egyptian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, pointed out the importance of the Egypt Petroleum Show (EGYPS 2018) as an opportunity to exchange ideas and operational expertise and to get introduced to recent technologies in the oil and gas global industry, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

EGYPS 2018, which is planned to kick off on February 12th under the patronage of President, Abdel Fattah El Sisi, will last for three days.

El Molla stated that the event will be a chance to launch investment opportunities in Egypt’s petroleum fields in front of international oil companies (IOCs), especially the national project to turn Egypt into oil and gas energy trading hub.

EGYPS 2018 will receive a number of energy and petroleum ministers, as well as the Secretary General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC); the Secretary General of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC); the Secretary General of the Forum of Gas Exporting Countries; and the President of the World Petroleum Council.

Additionally, 150 experts will attend the event, which will include 40 technical session as well as main sessions. EGYPS 2018 will have 400 local and international companies contributing, as well as 10,000 participants and 11,000 wings for petroleum leading countries.