Ministry of Petroleum

Description
The Ministry of Petroleum is the Egyptian authority that supervises exploration, production, marketing and distribution of oil, gas and other natural resources. The ministry was established in 1972.
 
The petroleum sector in Egypt consists of 6 state-owned entities. These are: Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC), Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company(EGAS), Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company (ECHEM), Ganoub El Wadi Petroleum Holding Company (GANOPE), and Egyptian General Authority for Mineral Resources.