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

H.E. Osama Mobarez EMGF SG participated in the 26th Annual Economist Government Roundtable event through a panel titled “Strategic Energy Partnership in the region” in Athens on 6th of July 2022, along side H.E. Kostas Skrekas, Greek Minister of Environment & Energy as well as business partners Mr. Fabrizio Mattana, CEO IGI Poseidon, Mr. Jerry Kalogiratos, CEO Capital Product Partners LP, Ms. Maria Rita Galli, CEO DESFA and Mr. Konstantinos Karagiannakos, Executive Director, ICGB Bulgaria.

H.E. Osama Mobarez EMGF SG participated in a workshop titled “Natural Gas in the Energy Transition” organized by the Italian Embassy in Cairo on 21st of June 2022. The workshop focuses on the Italian and Egyptian companies collaboration especially in the natural gas sector and the future role of natural gas in the energy mix.

On the sidelines of the EMGF 7th Ministerial Meeting EGYPS organized a closed-door Strategic Leadership Roundtable hosted for the EMGF Ministers and Heads of Delegation, Senior Energy experts, GIAC members and International Organizations on June 15th, 2022 to discuss how the East Mediterranean region can play a pivotal role to support global supply and demand dynamics, while ensuring smooth energy transition to cleaner sources of energy especially natural gas.

Latest News

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.

he Minister of Environment and Energy, Costas Skrekas, participated in the 7th Ministerial Meeting of the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF), which took place today, Wednesday 15 June 2022, in Cairo, under the chairmanship of the Minister of Energy, Commerce and Industry, Cyprus Natasa Pilidis.

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.