The forum also discussed the prospect of enrolling new members and observers to the forum in light of the interest many countries have expressed. The members also reviewed the forum’s roadmap for 2021 which included the work plan for the Gas Industry Advisory Committee (GIAC) as well as detailed plans for its technical, economic, and organizational subcommittees. They also approved requests for two additional members to join GIAC bringing the number of its members to 29. This further establishes EMGF as an effective organization to achieve energy cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean.
EMGF Reviews HQ Agreement, Roadmap 2021
Wednesday, 16th December 2020
Tuesday, 11th May 2021
Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, discussed methods to increase cooperation in the petroleum sector between Egypt and the US with Stuart Jones, President for Regions and Corporate Affairs at Bechtel Corporation, and Jonathan Cohen, the US Ambassador to Egypt.
Wednesday, 21st April 2021
Hamdy Abdel Aziz, Spokesperson for the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, stated that the Ministry’s strategy is being implemented to increase oil and gas discoveries especially in the Western Mediterranean, according to the Kelma Akhira program presented by Lamees El Hadidi.
Thursday, 1st April 2021
The Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, met with the Croatian Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Gordan Grlić, to discuss possible energy cooperation between Egypt and Croatia.
Wednesday, 31st March 2021
Shell won the BT100 award for the most growing investor in Egypt’s oil and gas sector for its role in developing the energy sector’s infrastructure.