4 December 2013

Egypt, UAE Discuss Bilateral Cooperation in Fields of Petroleum

Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Sherif Ismail and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of State Sultan Al Jaber discussed Tuesday 3/12/2013 cooperation in the fields of oil industry and mining.

Ismail said that some potential oil projects would be promoted during a planned Egyptian Gulf Investment Forum to be hosted by Cairo, adding that an Egyptian-UAE working group is studying prospective joint projects.

He unveiled that an Egyptian delegation including First Undersecretary of the Ministry of Petroleum for Gas Affairs Sharif Sousa and Chairman of the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company Tahir Abdul Rahim met in London with officials of Russia's Gazprom to discuss joint cooperation in investments, exploration and liquefied natural gas and providing Egypt with its needs of gas in the coming period.

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