Fostering cooperation

Fostering cooperation

between Forum Member Countries to manage sustainable efficient and environmentally conscious use of natural gas resources

Developing Policies and Strategies

Developing Policies and Strategies

for cooperation to enable adequate planning thus building a clear future vision for the region

Establishing a Structured  and Systematic Dialogue

Establishing a Structured and Systematic Dialogue

to unlock the full gas resource potential of the region leading prospectively to the development of a regional gas market

EMGF 7th Ministerial Meeting Live Stream on 15th of June 2022 at 8:00 am EET


Setting common strategies based on shared
Formation of a competitive regional
gas market

Security of
and demand

Coordinating efforts to optimize resource development


World Bank Group
European Union

Latest EMGF Updates

During Gastech, Energy Connect conducted a follow up interview with EMGF SG H.E. Osama Mobarez on 6th September 2022 to talk about the latest updates and the ongoing projects and activities of the EMGF.

During Gastech H.E. Osama Mobarez EMGF Secretary General participated in a panel titled “Unlocking and accelerating the full potential of the Eastern Mediterranean gas basin” on 6 September 2022 along side H.E. Tarek El Molla, Egyptian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, H.E. Natasa Pilades, Cypriot Minister of Energy, Commerce & Industry, Ms. Alexandra Sdoukou, Greek Secretary General for Energy & Mineral Resources, Ms. Laura Lochman, US DOS Deputy Assistant Secretary and Mr. Guido Brusco, COO Natural Resources Eni.

On the sidelines of Gastech, the EMGF together with EGYPS organized the second edition of Strategic Leadership Roundtable on 5 September 2022. The discussion hosted Ministers, senior energy experts, industry leaders and international organizations to discuss how the East Med and North Africa can play a pivotal role in supporting sustainable global energy supply and demand.

Latest News

The Ministry of Energy, Trade and Industry announces that the work of the “Cronos-1” exploratory well has been successfully and safely completed, within Block 6 of the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Republic of Cyprus, by the joint venture of Eni Cyprus Limited and TotalEnergies EP Cyprus BV

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said on Wednesday that the East Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF) can play a pivotal role in resolving the global energy crisis.

CAIRO/JERUSALEM, June 15 (Reuters) – Israel and Egypt will aim to boost natural gas exports to Europe under a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed on Wednesday as the continent looks to replace Russian energy imports.

Press releases

Today, the Presidents and representatives of National Regulatory Authorities from the member countries of the East Mediterranean Gas Forum, met in Athens for the 2nd Regulatory Authority Advisory Committee (RAAC) meeting. This was the first time that the Presidents and representatives of NRAs from the countries participating in the EMFG had the chance to meet also in person.

Today, June 15, 2022, the Seventh Ministerial Meeting of the East Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF) convened in Cairo – The Arab Republic of Egypt – under the Presidency of Her Excellency Natasa Pilides, Minister of Energy, Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Cyprus, as the current President of the EMGF Ministerial Meeting.

CAIRO, February 14, 2022— The East Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF) and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) are pleased to announce the commencement of phase two in the development of the EMGF’s long-term strategy. BCG will support the EMGF as it puts in place a strategic roadmap and a best-practice operating model in order to deliver on the EMGF’s vision.