A press release to Egypt Oil&Gas stated that Egypt’s Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla opened a training workshop about the currently implemented project for developing and modernizing the Egyptian petroleum sector. The project includes six main work programs aiming to support achieving the vision of the petroleum sector for the year 2021, developing research and exploration sector, attracting investments, restructuring the petroleum sector, improving the performance of human resources, and developing refining and petrochemical industries.

El Molla said that the training workshop makes a positive interaction and ongoing participation among the six work programs and sector leaders. He also pointed out that recently there was a series of successful workshops to formulate the vision and start implementing the project.

The project is being implemented in collaboration with the World Bank (WB) and major consulting firms in the petroleum field.