Minister of Petroleum Tarek El-Molla - File photo
CAIRO - 12 February 2020: Minister of Petroleum Tarek el Molla conferred with John J. Christmann, the President, Chief Executive Officer and Director at Apache Corporation and David Chi, Vice-President and General Manager of Apache Egypt, on the activities of the US company in Egypt and its plans for oil and gas exploration in the Western Desert.
This came on the sidelines of Egypt Petroleum Show (EGYPS 2020) held in Cairo on February 11-13 with the participation of key actors in the local and international oil and gas industry.
Molla said that the petroleum sector is implementing a program to push up Egyptian output rates of crude oil, asserting the importance of promoting the productive performance of the national companies Khaleda and Qaroun.
There are great potentials for making new discoveries in the Western Desert, he said.
Meanwhile, the senior Apache officials asserted commitment to maintain investments in Egypt and raise the efficiency of their operations to serve the ambitious plans to increase production.