Eng. Sameh Fahmy, the Egyptian petroleum Minister, issued his orders to bring some movements to the head of Tharwa Petroleum Company and some other companies. Geologist Abu Bakr Ibrahim will head Tharwa Petroleum Company, instead of Eng. Atef Abdel-Sadeq, who became the head of the Mineral Resources department in the Ministry of Petroleum.

In addition, Eng. Ossama Kamal who was the head of MOBOCO turned out to be will the chairman of the Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company (ECHEM) instead of Eng. Hani Soliman, who reached the legal retirement age. While chemist Medhat Youssef went to become the head of MOBOCO after being the head of Midor, and Eng. Ali Fadah replaced him in Midor after heading the Cairo Oil Refining Company (CORC).

Moreover, the movement of promotions within the Egyptian petroleum sector also included Eng. Mohamed Abdul Zahir, who used to be the assistant chairman of CORC, became the head of the same company.

On the other hand, Geologist Adel Said was appointed as EGPC’s executive vice president for Agreements, and Geologist Ahmed Abdul Fatah was also appointed as EGPC’s executive vice president for Explorations.