Petroleum Minister Eng. Sherief Ismail issued a decree on February 12, 2014 to apply major modifications in top managerial positions of petroleum companies.Such changes included: promoting Eng. Khaled Abd El-Badia, Former Vice Chairman EGAS for Operations Department, to be Chairman EGAS, Eng. Taher Abd El-Rehim, Former Chairman EGAS, is now Chairman Khalda Petroleum, Eng. Mohamed Mones, Former Chairman Qarun Petroleum, is now Vice Executive Chief EGPC for Production Department, Eng. Osama El-Bakly, Former Chariman Khalda, to serve now as Vice Chairman EGAS for Production and Well Development Department, Eng. Atef Mohamed Hassan, Former Vice Chairman EGAS for Production and Well Development Department, to hold now the position of Chairman Petrobel, Eng. Ayman Abd El-Monsef, who used to be Vice Executive Chief EGPC for Production Department, is now Vice Chairman Ganoub El Wadi Petroleum Holding, Eng. Samir Abadi, Former Assistant Chairman Khalda for Operations Department, serves now as Chairman Qarun Petroleum, Eng. Ezz El-Din Abd El-‘al, who used to serve as Chairman Gabal E-Zeit Petroleum (PetroZeit), is now Chairman East Zeit Petroleum Company (ZEITCO), while Eng. Mostafa Fergany, Former Chairman East Zeit Petroleum Company (ZEITCO), is now Chairman Gabal E-Zeit Petroleum (PetroZeit), Geo. Ashraf El-Orabi, Former Assistant Chairman Fanar Petroleum for Exploration Department, is to serve now as Chairman Fanar Petroleum, and finally Eng. Ahmed El-Hawary, Former Chairman Petrobel, is to serve as Chairman PetroShahd officially on the 21st of March, 2014 when Eng. Abd El-Wahab Nour El-Din, Current Chairman PetroShahd goes pension, Meanwhile, Eng. El-Hawary now undertakes PetroShahd Chairman’s tasks as Eng. Nour El-Din is currently performing Umrah in Saudi Arabia.