3 August 2012

Egypt: Petroleum Minister - Needs of Citizens Come On Top of Ministry's Priorities

Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Eng. Osama Mohamed Kamal said that the coming period will witness a great interest in all petroleum and energy sectors to provide needs of the electricity sector in order to meet the growing consumption in the coming period. He stressed that needs of the Egyptian citizens come on top of the list of his ministry's priorities and concerns.

The Minister pointed out that the vision that had been developed for the petroleum sector and presented to the Prime Minister Dr. Hesham Kandil includes several key points, topped by the importance of providing petroleum products (butane gas and diesel) and coordination with the ministries of supply and electricity to meet needs of citizens.

He stressed that the vision also paid attention to all mineral resources projects, especially as this sector enjoys tremendous investment opportunities in all Egyptian governorates.

The ministry's vision also paid attention to small and medium sized projects, especially petrochemicals.

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