Neptune Energy company announced that it has appointed Mohamed Mounes as a Managing Director for Egypt starting from December, according to Neptune’s press release.

Mounes has recently held the position of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Minister’s Advisor for Gas Affairs. He has a strong technical and commercial background of almost 40 years. He began his career as a Petroleum Engineer in the Gulf of Suez Petroleum company and held several senior leadership roles in different petroleum companies.

CEO of Neptune, Jim House, commented: “We are very pleased to welcome Mounes to the company at an important time for the business. He brings a wealth of experience to Neptune and a deep knowledge of the industry in Egypt”.

“He [Mounes] joins Neptune as we progress our plans for the North West El Amal block, following the seismic acquisition earlier this year. He will also build on our strong relationship with the Ministry of Petroleum and Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation as we progress work on our concessions.”, House added.