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Top 10 Egyptian petroleum companies

Both state-owned and private companies are active in oil and gas exploration and production in Egypt.
The first commercially viable oil field in Egypt was discovered in 1908 in the northwest of the country near Marsa Matruh. It was found by a British company called the British West Hook Oil Company and was one of the first fields in Africa. The discovery marked the beginning of modern oil production in Egypt and led to an expansion of the industry throughout the 20th century.

Both state-owned and private companies are active in oil production in Egypt. The most important company active in the production of oil and gas in Egypt is the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC). EGPC is a state-owned company responsible for the exploration, production and marketing of oil and gas in Egypt.
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Petrojet was established in 1975 as one of the Egyptian Petroleum Sector Companies to provide engineering, procurement and construction services.
Enppi is an engineering and EPC main contractor working in the field of oil and gas for both onshore and offshore projects.
Exploration, drilling and production of crude oil and natural gas.
The Badr Petroleum Co. (BAPETCO) is involved in the exploration and the production of oil and gas in the Western Desert region of Egypt.
Petromaint is the Egyptian petroleum sector’s first service company established to provide world class global maintenance and technical support.
EGPC managing the exploration and production operations in its affiliated 93 joint venture companies representing 28 different nationalities.
Misr Petroleum is a major lubricant manufacturing and marketing company in Egypt.
Petrogulf Misr fields are located in the central Gulf of Suez north of Hurghada city. The concession area contains four main fields.
Suez Oil Company, the joint venture company for a consortium that consists of DEA and Egypt's EGPC, is operating four oil and gas fields.
Provides exploration, production and drilling of crude oil. explore hydrocarbons
Some of the most important oil fields in Egypt are located in the following regions:

Sinai Peninsula
The Sinai Peninsula is an important region for oil and gas production in Egypt, particularly in the Gulf of Suez. Several important fields are located here, including the "Ras Sudr Field" and the "Ganoub El-Wadi Petroleum Company (Ganope) Field". These fields are important suppliers to the country's energy market and contribute to the diversification of its energy resources.

Western Nile Delta
The Western Nile Delta region is another important centre for oil production in Egypt. It is home to important fields such as the "Ras Gharib Field" and the "West Gharib Field". These fields are important for the production of light oil and have a high production rate.

Marsa Matruh
The region of Marsa Matruh in the northwest of Egypt is known for its rich oil deposits and is an important region for the production of oil and gas in the country. The oil fields in this region are of strategic importance to the country's economy and have contributed significantly to the production of oil and gas over the past decades.

Burg-el-Arab oil field
The Burg-el-Arab oil field is one of the largest and most productive fields in Egypt and is located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, south of Alexandria. It is an important supplier to the country's energy market and has a high production rate.


In the course of the 20th century, the oil industry developed into an important economic factor in Egypt. The construction of refineries and pipelines enabled the country to use its oil resources more efficiently and increase exports. Oil production peaked in the 1950s and 1960s, but then began a slow decline due to ageing fields and lack of investment.

Nevertheless, oil remained an important source of revenue for Egypt and a driver of economic growth. In the 2000s, the country started to invest in new oil fields again to increase production and use new technologies. In recent years, Egypt has also increased its gas production to increase energy independence and meet its fuel needs.