Joint Venture Exploration Chiefs Reshuffled

Egypt’s Minster of Petroleum Sharif Isma’il announced a reshuffle of a number of exploration general managers within the country’s oil and gas sector joint venture companies on 3 June.

Hamid Zahran has taken over from Shirin Ghazlan as general manager for exploration at Agiba, a joint venture between Italian-firm Eni and Egypt’s state oil firm EGPC. Ms Ghazlan will take the position of general manager for exploration at Khalda, a joint venture between US-firm Apache and the EGPC (see table).

Almost all of Egypt’s oil and gas production (660,000 b/d and 4.26bn cfd in April) comes via joint ventures that group EGPC and foreign oil firms. (CONTINUED - 117 WORDS)


table Latest Appointments To State Oil & Gas Positions