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Was established as one of the five main entities of the Egyptian Petroleum Ministry according to Prime Minister Decree No.  1755/2002 in accordance with law No. 203/1991 to manage and supervise all petroleum activities under latitude line 28º

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Petroleum Sector implements Development Initiative at "Naga al-Arab Village", Luxor, Within its Social Responsibility Strategy


Within the Presidential Vision of Egypt 2030, for sustainable development, Petroleum Sector actively implemented key projects in Naga al-Arab Village, Luxor, as part of the social responsibility strategy of The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources. Targeting crucial needs, these projects will enhance the lives of Naga al-Arab residents. In partnership with the Orman Association, initiatives will address basic necessities, empower vulnerable families, and foster improvements for the village community. The project rebuilt several houses in Naga al-Arab, ensuring secure access to water, electricity, and essential furnishing for a complete revitalization.

Moreover, the development initiative includes a number of small projects that have been implemented to achieve sustainable income in convenience with the surrounding environment. One particularly important initiative is the project to provide livestock to the neediest families in the village, in addition to delivering a number of kiosks. In the medical field, a number of medical services were offered, ranging from performing 25 heart surgeries, 100 eye surgeries, and providing 25 prosthetic devices.

20 January 2024



The Announcement of a New Petroleum Bid Round by (EGPC) and (GANOPE) via the Egyptian Upstream Gateway (EUG)



Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Eng. Tarek El Molla has announced a new international petroleum bid round by the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) and South Valley Egyptian Petroleum Holding Company (GANOPE) via the Egyptian Upstream Gateway (EUG) platform.

The bid round aims to boost exploration and production in new 23 areas (10 for EGPC and 13 for GANOPE), as follows; 10 by the Western Desert, 2 by Eastern Desert, 7 by Gulf of Suez, and 4 by the Red Sea. The offers will be received until Sunday, 25 February 2024. The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources declared that the geological and geophysical data of these areas are available on the EUG, , in addition to the technical and regional studies of all areas and technical support and that the bid round is prepared by using the latest digital tools. The proposed areas comprise diverse sectors including new positions in the Red Sea which witnessed a developed seismic survey that resulted in valuable geological data. This new bid round aims to help Egypt continue its track of increasing production of petroleum resources and increase its investments.

26 September, 2023

Petroleum Minister Chairs GANOPE General Assembly to Review 2022/23 Results


H.E Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek El Molla, confirmed that the expansion of gas delivery projects in Upper Egypt Governorates, through the national delivery project and the presidential initiative Haya Karima (Decent Life) provides an inexpensive civilized service without the burden of transporting and handling butane cylinders. He added that Haya Karima helped greatly in increasing natural gas delivery rate in Upper Egypt villages, as the recent years have witnessed great progress in connecting natural gas to residential units in Upper Egypt Cities. That was during Ganope’s general assembly chaired by Eng. Tarek El Molla.

El Molla also stated that the Petroleum Sector worked to provide the availability of converting cars to use natural gas as fuel in all Upper Egypt Governorates and to spread Natural Gas Stations in various locations, to serve citizens in coordination with the governors.

The Minister kindly expressed his thanks and appreciation to all the employees of Ganope and the affiliated companies for the work and efforts they provided during the year, the effects of which were evident in the positive results achieved.

Engineer Ashraf Bahaa El Din, Chairman of Ganoub El Wadi Petroleum Holding Company (Ganope), reviewed the most prominent business results during the fiscal year 2022/23, as he explained that the Red Sea region for oil and gas research and exploration is currently witnessing the completion of processing the data resulting from the second phase of the 3D seismic data collection project, in preparation to start drilling exploratory wells. He also stated that the operating areas of Ganope and its subsidiaries in southern Egypt has witnessed the drilling of seven exploratory wells during the year in the areas of Geisum, Tawila West, Northwestern Gemsa, and Gabal El-Zeit. He added that the average total production in the regions of southern Egypt has reached 26,000 bbl/d. Moreover, Bahaa El Din highlighted the implementation of the early production project of “North North Geisum” and the water treatment plant in the PetroGulf production facilities area. Company has succeeded in reducing specific energy consumption by 3.5% and cutting down on carbon emissions by about 37,000 tons. Bahaa El Din elaborated that this was achieved by linking databases between the company and its subsidiaries to improve energy efficiency, and launching an approved energy management system in the Company’s building.

In the field of natural gas delivery, the total number of residential units benefiting from natural gas in Upper Egypt increased to more than 1.8 million residential units, 8,000 commercial establishments, and 174 factories.

In the field of social responsibility, Bahaa El Din highlighted the company’s participation in implementing housing and development projects, medical equipment, and accommodation requirements for the neediest families in Luxor, Aswan, and the Red Sea.

This general assembly was attended via video conference by Ashraf Attia, Governor of Aswan; Ashraf Al-Daoudi, Governor of Qena; and Amr Hanafi, Governor of the Red Sea.