Upper Egypt

  • El Molla Inspects Trial Operations at ASORC’s Octane Complex

    El Molla Inspects Trial Operations at ASORC’s Octane Complex

    Thursday, 31st December 2020

    Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, reviewed the progress of Assuit Oil Refining Company’s (ASORC) Octane complex, as it is currently undergoing trial operations, in addition to Assiut National Oil Processing Company’s (ANOPC) hydrocracking complex. Both complexes are valued at $3.4 billion as part of the state's and the ministry’s plan to increase investments and expand projects in Upper Egypt.

  • El Molla to Accelerate Natural Gas Delivery to Industrial Zones

    El Molla to Accelerate Natural Gas Delivery to Industrial Zones

    Wednesday, 11th November 2020

    The Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, directed to meet investors' demands and deliver natural gas to the new industrial zones, especially in Upper Egypt. This came during his meeting with a delegation from the Egyptian Federation of Investors Associations (EFIA) denoting the importance of the private sector’s role in supporting the Egyptian economy.

  • ASORC’s Octane Complex to Produce 800,000 t/y

    ASORC’s Octane Complex to Produce 800,000 t/y

    Sunday, 8th November 2020

    Assuit Oil Refining Company’s (ASORC) Octane complex aims to produce 800,000 tons annually of all octane types in addition to increasing butane production to meet Upper Egypt’s governorates.  This came during Tarek El Molla's, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, visit to ASORC’s Octane complex

  • Ganope Raises Production by 5% through New Discoveries

    Ganope Raises Production by 5% through New Discoveries

    Wednesday, 16th September 2020

    Ganoub El Wadi Petroleum Holding Company (Ganope) drilled seven exploration wells resulting in two new discoveries, in the Geisum and Tawila fields, and Petromeliha field in the Gulf of Suez and increasing production rates by 5%.

  • El Molla Inspects the New Sokhna-El Tebbin Pipeline

    El Molla Inspects the New Sokhna-El Tebbin Pipeline

    Sunday, 13th September 2020

    The Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, has examined the new EGP 920 million 115 kilometers (km) Sokhna - El-Tebeen pipeline project for the circulation of petroleum products.

  • Ganope to Utilize eFTG Survey on Upper Egypt Assets

    Ganope to Utilize eFTG Survey on Upper Egypt Assets

    Wednesday, 12th August 2020

    TGS, a leading provider of multi-client geoscience data for exploration and production (E&P) companies, will implement Enhanced Full Tensor Gravity Gradiometry (eFTG) survey on Ganoub El Wadi Petroleum Holding Company’s (Ganope) assets in Upper Egypt.

  • El Molla Initials Contracts with Winners of Red Sea Bid Round

    El Molla Initials Contracts with Winners of Red Sea Bid Round

    Sunday, 31st May 2020

    Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek El Molla announce the initial signing with the winning companies of the Red Sea bid round. Currently, legislative measures are being taken to submit a proposal to the Cabinet. El Molla added that the bid round’s results will push forward the ministry's plans to attract foreign investments into the petroleum sector especially in unexplored areas.

  • Natural Gas Delivery Reaches 458,000 Housing Units 

    Natural Gas Delivery Reaches 458,000 Housing Units 

    Monday, 30th March 2020

    Natural gas was delivered to 458,000 housing units, concluding 40% of the total number of customers during the year all over Egypt, according to Wael Gowayed, Chairman of Egypt Gas Company.

  • ASORC and El Molla to Review Production Rates

    ASORC and El Molla to Review Production Rates

    Tuesday, 17th September 2019

    Assiut Oil Refining Company (ASORC) has reviewed its achievements during the fiscal year (FY) 2018/19, which include meeting around 60-65% needs of Upper Egypt provinces in relation to oil products, a press release by the ministry of petroleum said.

  • Egypt Invests EGP 43 B in Assiut Oil Projects

    Egypt Invests EGP 43 B in Assiut Oil Projects

    Sunday, 21st July 2019

    Investments in oil production and refining projects in Assiut total EGP 43 billion to produce fuels such as gasoline and diesel.