ECHEM

  • Al Alamein Complex to Maximize Value of Natural Resources

    Al Alamein Complex to Maximize Value of Natural Resources

    Tuesday, 5th October 2021

    The Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, has chaired the constituent assembly of Al Alamein Petrochemicals Complex.

  • Egypt’s Petrochemicals Production Exceeds 4 M Tons in 2020/21

    Egypt’s Petrochemicals Production Exceeds 4 M Tons in 2020/21

    Sunday, 26th September 2021

    Egypt's petrochemicals industry production rate exceeded 4 million tons in fiscal year (FY) 2020/21, the Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company (ECHEM)’s Chairman Saad Helal said.

  • Egypt, Japan Sign Blue Ammonia MoU

    Egypt, Japan Sign Blue Ammonia MoU

    Tuesday, 14th September 2021

    Economic feasibility studies will be conducted and the best available opportunities in the oil and gas sector will be studied to implement projects for extracting and storing carbon dioxide to produce blue ammonia.

  • Egypt Develops National Petrochemical Plan through 2040

    Egypt Develops National Petrochemical Plan through 2040

    Friday, 23rd July 2021

    The Egyptian petrochemicals industry will witness a leap in light of the new projects that are currently being executed with investments estimated at $8 billion.

  • El Molla, Al Kosair Search for Ways of Cooperation in Fertilizer Industry

    El Molla, Al Kosair Search for Ways of Cooperation in Fertilizer Industry

    Tuesday, 29th June 2021

    Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, has met Minister of Agriculture, Al-Sayed Al Kosair, to search for how to collaborate on supporting the fertilizers industry system to contribute to Nitrogenous fertilizer.

  • ECHEM, ETHYDCO to Establish New Polyethylene Unit

    ECHEM, ETHYDCO to Establish New Polyethylene Unit

    Monday, 17th May 2021

    Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tareq El Molla, stated that the Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company (ECHEM) and the Egyptian Ethylene annd Derivatives Company (ETHYDCO) plan to establish a new unit for coloring and granulating polyethylene with investment from EGP 700 to 800 million to produce 60,000 tons per year, according to a press release.

  • Egypt’s First PSM Committee Hosts Webinar on Modernizing PSM: From Vision to Reality

    Egypt’s First PSM Committee Hosts Webinar on Modernizing PSM: From Vision to Reality

    Monday, 1st February 2021

    The Egyptian Process Safety Management (PSM) Steering Committee today hosted a webinar sponsored by Methanex Egypt titled “Modernizing Process Safety Management: From Vision to Reality.” The webinar was led by the Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources H.E. Tarek El Molla. The speakers’ panel included the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) CEO Abed Ezz El-Regal, the Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company (ECHEM) Chairman Saad Helal, Methanex Egypt Managing Director Mohamed Shindy, in addition to representatives of the Egyptian PSM Steering Committee and attended by over 570 executives of the petrochemicals and downstream oil and gas industry in Egypt.

  • Methanex Egypt, the Egyptian Process Safety Management Steering Committee Launch the First Egyptian PSM Website

    Methanex Egypt, the Egyptian Process Safety Management Steering Committee Launch the First Egyptian PSM Website

    Sunday, 24th January 2021

    Methanex Egypt announced today the launch of the Egyptian Process Safety Management (PSM) Steering Committee’s website – www.PSMEgypt.com. The website is the result of the collaboration between the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources and Methanex Egypt following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in February 2020, enabling the creation of the Egyptian PSM Committee mandated to embed the culture of Process Safety Management (PSM) within the Egyptian oil, gas and petrochemicals sector, in alignment with the ministry’s Modernization Program and international best practices, guidelines and standards.

  • El Molla Urges Petrochemical Projects Expansion

    El Molla Urges Petrochemical Projects Expansion

    Tuesday, 19th January 2021

    The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, urged the Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company (ECHEM) to expand petrochemical projects to benefit from Egypt’s oil and natural gas resources.

  • Egypt Aims to Raise Pipeline Network’s Efficiency

    Egypt Aims to Raise Pipeline Network’s Efficiency

    Tuesday, 12th January 2021

    Egypt will implement new projects to develop and raise the efficiency of national network of pipelines for transporting petroleum products and expanding network lines in an efficient and easy manner.